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Find print and electronic books available from USU Libraries, as well as videos and other materials.
Find background and introductory research in key encyclopedias such as Oxford Reference Online, Sage Knowledge, and Gale Reference Collection.
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Choosing a Research Topic
This site provides quick strategies for picking a research topic.
Getty Bibliography of the History of Art
This bibliography can help you get help you learn more about the history of art and find a relevant research topic!
Hyper History Timeline
Discover People, History, Science, Music, Writing, Religion, and more in this hyperlinked timeline. What was going on in the world when a particular work of art was created? What world events shaped the life of an artist or inspired their work?
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Art Book Room Hours
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 8:00am to 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays & Fridays: 8:00am to 4pm
CLOSED Saturdays & Sundays with paging service at the Special Collections Desk 1 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
Relevant Call #s
N ~Visual arts
NC ~Drawing. Design. Illustration
NE ~Print media
NK ~Decorative arts
NX ~Arts in general