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Art history indexes & catalogs:

  • Getty Research Portal — The Getty Research Portal is an online search platform providing global access to digitized art history texts. Through this multilingual, multicultural union catalog, scholars can search and download complete digital copies of publications for the study of art, architecture, material culture, and related fields. The Portal is free to all users

Books on Art History

Film Art : An Introduction by David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson, Jeff Smith

Call Number: PN 1995 .B617 2017

ISBN: 1259253317

Publication Date: 2017

Art and Print Production by N. N. Sarkar

Call Number: NC 997 .S27 2013

ISBN: 0198085567

Publication Date: 2013

Exploring the Elements of Design by Poppy Evans; Mark Thomas

Call Number: NC 997 .E94 2013

ISBN: 1111645507

Publication Date: 2013

Translating Nature into Art by Jeanne Nuechterlein

Call Number: N 6888 .H664 N84 2011

ISBN: 9780271036922

Publication Date: 2011

Books on Art

Call Number: NC 997 .L32 2019

ISBN: 1337554057

Publication Date: 2019

Citizen Spectator by Wendy Bellion

Call Number: N 72 .S6 B395 2011

ISBN: 9780807833889

Publication Date: 2011

The Art of Seeing by Paul Zelanski; Mary Pat Fisher

Call Number: N 7430.5 .Z36 2009

ISBN: 9780205748341

Publication Date: 2010

Prebles' Artforms by Patrick Frank

Call Number: N 7430 .P69 2009

ISBN: 013514132X

Publication Date: 2008


Thomas Heatherwick: Making Ideas by Thomas Heatherwick

Call Number: NA 997 .H43 A4 2012

ISBN: 9781580933346

Publication Date: 2012

The art and design teacher's handbook [electronic resource] by Hodge, Susie, 1960-

ISBN: 9781847061508

Publication Date: 2010

International Handbook of Research in Arts Education [electronic resource] by Bresler, Liora.

ISBN: 9781402030529

Publication Date: 2007

Call Number: NK 1175 .B53 2015

ISBN: 9780241185650

Publication Date: 2015

The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture by Phaidon Press Editors (Editor); Mary Guyatt; Ricky Burdett; Tim Abrahams

Call Number: NA 687 .P48 2008

ISBN: 9780714848747

Publication Date: 2008-10-29

Books on Design

Advertising Creative by Thomas (Tom) B. Altstiel; Jean M. Grow

Call Number: HF 5823 .A758 2013

ISBN: 9781452203638

Publication Date: 2013

Call Number: NC 1001 .H465 2012

ISBN: 9781592538041

Publication Date: 2013

Graphic Design, Referenced by Armin Vit; Bryony Gomez Palacio

Call Number: NC 997 .G565 2011

ISBN: 9781592537426

Publication Date: 2011

The Art of Tinkering by Karen Wilkinson; Mike Petrich

Call Number: NX 180 .S3 W55 2013

ISBN: 9781616286095

Publication Date: 2014-02-04

Cool Tools by Kevin Kelly (Editor)

Call Number: TS 199 .C66 2013

ISBN: 9781940689005

Publication Date: 2013-12-17

The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman

Call Number: TS 171.4 .N67 2013

ISBN: 9780465050659

Publication Date: 2013

The Functional Art by Alberto Cairo

Call Number: T 385 .C33875 2013

ISBN: 9780321834737

Publication Date: 2012

Books on Digital Art

Animation Unleashed by Ellen Besen; Bryce Hallett (Illustrator); Michael Wiese Productions Staff (Created by)

Call Number: NC 1765 .B46 2008

ISBN: 9781932907490

Publication Date: 2008-10-01

Making Faces by 8Fish

Call Number: NC 770 .A15 2008

ISBN: 9781600610493

Publication Date: 2008

Film Art by David Bordwell; Kristin Thompson

Call Number: PN 1995 .B617 2010

ISBN: 9780073386164

Publication Date: 2010

Digital Painting Fundamentals by Rhonda Grossman Draws

ISBN: 9781435459885

Publication Date: 2011

Call Number: QA 76.76 .I59 P496 2012

ISBN: 9780071791526

Publication Date: 2012

Setting the Scene by Fraser MacLean; Pete Docter (Foreword by)

Call Number: Call Number: NC 1765 .M28 2011

ISBN: 9780811869874

Publication Date: 2011


Call Number: NC 997 .L32 2011

ISBN: 9780495572817

Publication Date: 2010

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design by Gavin Ambrose; Paul Harris

Call Number: NC 997 .A1 A42 2006

ISBN: 2940373434

Publication Date: 2007


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  • JSTOR — An archive of scholarly content that dates back to 1900s. Excellent for the arts and history, religion studies, ethics, politics, literature, English studies, education, economics and management theories. Access articles, primary sources, historical documents, eBooks
  • ProQuest The Arts

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