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ARTH 325 The Cutting Edge: Modern and Contemporary Art and Global Contexts

Internet Resources

Don't forget to consult musuem websites, exhibition spaces websites, and digital collections online! These are fantastic resources for examining primary documents related to exhibitions. 

Using a Variety of Sources

  • Seek out a variety of sources: books, essays in books, journal articles, catalogs, images and more.
  • Use a variety of search tools: Primo, multiple databases, Google Scholar.

Background Information

Use different types of sources for background information.

  • Subject encyclopedias are a great way to start your search on almost any subject, since they present overviews of topics,
  • Surveys, edited books or anthologies by various authors can give you a broad viewpoint.
  • Articles, typically found through databases, can be helpful in understanding the scholarly conversation about the topic.