Art & Art History

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Key Databases

Streaming Video

Image Databases

  • Google Arts & Culture
    Online initiative that features over 6 million high-resolution images of artworks and other materials in it's collection from museums all across the globe.

Other Resources

  • Dictionary of Art REF 703 D561
    This 34-volume encyclopedia, located in the Reference Room, on Mahoney Library's main floor, is essential to the study of art and contains 45,000 articles on art & artists throughout world history.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Arts
    Collection of dissertations on the arts for researchers of all levels.
  • The World Digital Library (WDL)
    The WDL makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from all countries and cultures, including excellent primary resources for Art & Art History.


LibGuides are resources that are built by scholarly professionals with content specifically related to a given subject.

Citing Sources

  • MLA Style Guide
  • Zotero
    A citation generator and management tool, Zotero can help you keep all of your citation information together and generate a bibliography for you.


Books related to Art & Art History have call numbers in the 700s and can be found in the physical collections at Mahoney Library


  • Art, Design and Visual Thinking
    Illustrated digital textbook covering the elements of art, the principles of design and the various techniques of art production.
  • Smart history
    Multi-media art historical web-book with video conversations on various works interspersed with images and text organized by artist, style or time period.
  • Timeline of Art History
    Chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world. Produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.