The sources on this page are good starting points for your research in Art, Art History, and Graphic Design. Reference Sources are great for topic ideas, background information, definitions, and other ways to kick off your research. Databases are where you can find popular and scholarly journal articles with in-depth analyses of particular artists, works, or movements. Some of the databases listed to the right are high-resolution collections of works of art.
Credo is an online reference database that includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, biographies and more.
Databases with high-res images or popular and scholarly articles on art topics.
Important Reference Sources to help you start your research.