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1. "Catalog" tab to the Duke Libraries catalog
- Use your natural language to find ONE book that's relevant.
- Click the title of that book
- Scroll down to the "subjects" and look for the library term/subject it groups under your topic
- Click the hyperlink of that topic and get ALL the works we have on your topic!
Here are some subject examples of what you can find:
- Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists) artist's group
- Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 -- Exhibitions exhibition catalog
- Women artists topic
- Prints, English -- 18th century.
- Crying in art. book treating an individual theme
- Feminism and art
- Caricature -- United States -- History -- 20th century. topic limited by geography and time period
- Manet, Edouard, 1832-1883 -- Interviews.
2. Google Books & Google Scholar
Google Books allows you to search books by key-word. It does not display the whole book. Use LIBX.
Google Scholar is the same but for articles.
Worldcat - combined catalog of all libraries
Use Worldcat to locate exhibition catalogs and books for interlibrary loan and archives of collections. There's a "libraries with this item" link that shows NC libraries first.
Virtual Catalogue for Art History (www.artlibraries.net) - consortial catalog of the large specialty art libraries (mostly art museums libraries), including Met, MoMA, and major foreign institutions. Helpful because subject is only art(s); interlibrary-loan is not possible, but this catalog confirms the existence of items possibly obtainable through other methods.
ARCADE - NY Resources
Arcade - The collections of the Frick Art Reference Library, the Brooklyn Museum Library and The Museum of Modern Art Library.
Metropolitan Museum of Art digitized collection