Focus on what interests you.
Start with a broad topic.
Do some background reading to find a way into the topic and narrow it.
Develop questions, focusing on how and why. Turn your questions into one that is significant and worth asking.
Use Primo to find resources on your topic at Collins Library and beyond. Request books held by Summit libraries for delivery to Collins Library in about 5 days. Books can also be requested from non-Summit libraries -- via Interlibrary loan -- if needed, for delivery in about 12 days.
Books are an important source of information in art history. To find out what the library owns, use Primo. Below are some suggested subject headings.