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Art History

This is a general guide to resources for art history research.

Finding Journal Articles in Art History

Databases in CLIO

There are over 90 databases covering art, architecture and the applied arts in the Columbia Library system. May of these are specialty databases covering the creative output of a particular culture, period or discipline. Below you will find some of the most commonly used databases in art history. You can find a complete list in CLIO. The two most comprehensive journal databases for western art history are:

Other commonly used databases

Finding Print Journals at Avery

Finding Print Journals at Avery Library

Many of the articles cited in Avery Index are not available in digital form. For these you will need to locate them in one of two locations. Current print journals can be found on the 200 level of Avery Library in room 222. For older periodicals, you will need to go to the 100 level of Avery, which is located below ground level.