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

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.

Liaison Librarian Information

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Peggy Burge
Collins Library 119