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Research Steps

Research Process & Tools:

Biographical Information

  • Encyclopedias - Oxford Art Online, Wikipedia

Artists’ Statements
Artists’ writings and Interviews

  • Artist's web sites and social media
  • Museum and gallery web sites
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Published interviews - Search the library catalog for books and articles
  • Documentaries - Films on Demand, Kanopy, YouTube

Critical Reception
Find film, performance and exhibition reviews; Books; Articles in journals, magazines and newspapers

  • Library catalog - includes books, articles, videos, etc.
  • Research databases - Art & Architecture Source, JSTOR, Nexis Uni, etc.

Research Services

Campus Resources



Digital Arts Lab
Kennedy Center for Theatre and Studio Arts
Rooms 143 & 144

Course Support

Bret Olsen
Educational Technologist
Burke Library 1st floor
Kennedy Center Theatre Arts 141

Lynn Mayo
Research Librarian
Burke Library 143

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Find Books and eBooks

Surveys & Theory

Reference Books

Find Artists (Biographical, Articles, News)


  • African Arts
  • Afterimage
  • Art in America
  • Art Journal
  • Artforum International
  • ARTnews
  • Bomb
  • Brooklyn Rail
  • Contemporaneity
  • Flash Art International
  • Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art
  • PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art
  • Third Text
  • Third Text Africa

Find reviews of exhibitions, artist interviews, and biographical information on artists in newspaper articles.

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New York Times

Wall Street Journal

Washington Post

Cite Your Sources

Video Project Resources

Sound Effects


GarageBand, an application available in the Digital Arts Lab (DAL), has a few hundred sound effects built in.


CD-ROMs on Reserve in Burke Library



Art Images

Prints & Photographs

Copyright Basics for Artists
From the Artists Rights Society.

Creative Commons
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