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ARTHIST 390S: Feminist Art: e-Catalogs

Art, Feminism & Gender Research

Duke catalog

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 on Feminist art.  Every one of these is a hyperlink to all our other books on the same subject.

  • Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists)   artist's group
  • Ringgold, FaithRinggold, Faith - Criticism and interpretation    exhibition catalog
  • Women artists   topic
  • Sex crimes in art  art on a topic
  • Violence in art  art on a topic
  • Feminism and art
  • Caricature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.  topic limited by geography and time perio
  • Chicago, Judy, 1939-  -- Influence  materials addressing the reputation of an artist
  • Montano, Linda, 1942-Montano, Linda, 1942- -- Interviews  primary source material on an artist  

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 Catalog for Art History - 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


Subject Guide

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