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Revolution, Romanticism, and Realism: Books and Media

This course surveys the history of European and American art made between approximately 1785 and 1860.

Searching Books and Media

Worldcat@SU is the catalog in which you can search for books, articles, videos, and other items in Smith Library Center, all at the same time.


Phrase Searching

  • add quotation marks around the terms you're searching so the whole phrase will be found.

Use the subject heading hyperlinks

  • within individual records to see other items classified under that same heading. Subject headings are standardized tags that describe the content of an item. You can use these tags to find material on the same topic regardless of the words used in the material’s text.


Films on Demand is a streaming media database. It has full-length films as well as short video clips on a variety of subjects. Below is a clip from a film about dogs. Click on the title to watch full screen.

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 ARTsor is a database of high quality images of artwork, including [TYPES RELATED TO FYS TOPIC].

In the library's Special Collections, you can use rare and unique books and manuscripts applicable to your research topic.

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Books In Worldcat Local

You can search Worldcat@SU to find more books that are available at the Smith Library and books you can access from around the world.

Get It!: Interlibrary loan and acquisitions requests

When you are doing research, you may find a book, score, DVD, CD, or article you need that is not in our collection. If this happens, you can request it through Get It!. Our library will either borrow the item from another library on your behalf, or we will purchase it, depending on information you provide.