|Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collections. If a book or article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library.
Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.
|Several books on Art are available in the Reserve Reading Room under “Dorsey”. Search the PVAMU Libraries Online Catalog for ‘art,’ . Most of the books on art that can be checked out are on the third floor in the N section. You’ll find useful statistics and background information in these Reference books on the first floor:
|Useful Call Numbers|
Studio Museum in Harlem – http://www.studiomuseum.org/
Museum of the African Diaspora – http://www.moadsf.org/
Museum for African Art - http://www.africanart.org/about/
Museum of African American History – http://www.dusablemuseum.org/
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – http://www.metmuseum.org/
Museum of Fine Arts Houston – http://www.mfah.org/
Contemporary Art Museum Houston – http://www.camh.org/
|World Art Treasures – http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/index.htmlArchives of American Art (http://www.aaa.si.edu/)Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the Archives collects primary sources including illustrated letters and diaries, manuscripts, records of museums, galleries and schools, photographs of art world figures and events, and works of art on paper.
ART Cyclopedia (http://www.artcyclopedia.com/index.html)
Created by John Malyon, an IT professional, web developer, and entrepreneur, as a comprehensive index of every artist represented at hundreds of museum sites, image archives, and other online resources.
Ask ART (http://www.askart.com/AskART/index.aspx)
AskART is an online database containing over 100,000 artists. From its inception the focus was on American artists from the early 16th-Century through the present. However, in January of 2007 the database has expanded to include international artists’ auction records. It offers biographical information about American artists as well as book and periodical references, along with
International artists’ auction records and images. Over 6,000 museums and dealers are also referenced.
American Memory (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html)
Digital Collections at Harvard University (http://digitalcollections.harvard.edu/)
A selection of digital image collections created from Harvard Library holdings. Images represent a broad range of disciplines and cultural history worldwide.
Art & Architecture Thesaurus (http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/tgn/)
One of the search resources of the Getty Museum. A database of modern and historical names, coordinates, and descriptions of geographic places, arranged in hierarchical order. Good resource for searching glossary both arts and architecture.
Art History Resources on the Web (http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html)
This web is maintained by Chris Witcombe, Professor of Art History at Sweet Briar College. Good website, it provides broad knowledge of art history.
ARTLEX: Art dictionary (http://www.artlex.com/)
Includes index (as well as search box), easy to retrieve for complicated art vocabularies.
Art Source (http://www.ilpi.com/artsource/welcome.html)
A gathering point for networked resources on art and architecture
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: History of Art
Good resource for architecture, too. There are more than 40,000 images here, and a network of over half a million links.
Home page of Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Google Image Search (http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en)
National Gallery of Art Washington (http://www.nga.gov/)
Tate Gallery (http://www.tate.org.uk/)
New York Public Library: NYPI Digital (http://www.nypl.org/digital/)
Women Archives National Directory (http://waand.rutgers.edu/about/sitemap.php)
|Internet Search Engines|
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