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AHIS 3959: Art History Senior Research Seminar

This guide supports the thesis course for art history

Using this Guide

Image from the Barnard Archives

Welcome to the research guide for Senior Seminar in Art History

Here you will find resources to help you with your architecture research. Use the side navigation to find:

  • Resources to find background information on your topic
  • Places to find books in print and online
  • Databases for locating scholarly and peer reviewed journal articles, reviews, and newspaper articles
  • Primary sources for doing archival research
  • Databases for finding high-quality and reliable images
  • Information for citing your sources and writing in art history

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, you can make an appointment by clicking on the "Schedule Appointment button on the left, or email me at

Image: [detail] Art History Class at Metropolitan Museum with Professor Julius Held, 1962. Photograph. Barnard College Archives.

General Reference Resources for Art History

Background resources in art history