This Guide will help you use the library to find the sources for papers and projects in Taking a Walk in a Painting: Velzquez's Las Meninas.
This InfoGuide will help you in understanding how to search for materials and how to find help if you need it at any time. Using a variety of different subjects, you will be able to research the following:
The library has subscriptions to databases containing scholarly articles in many subject areas, and articles from popular magazines and newspapers. Databases featured in this box are particularly useful for Taking a Walk in a Painting.
Tip: When you view a full record for an article, read the abstract, or summary, to quickly ascertain if it is relevant to your research.
Remember that if you want to access Artstor from off campus, you must register first ON CAMPUS.
For help in using Artstor, consult the help page, or better yet contact Katherine Hooker! (firstname.lastname@example.org or x1024)
"Founded with a mission to enhance scholarship and teaching through the use of digital images and media, Artstor is a nonprofit organization committed to digital collection solutions for universities, museums, schools, and libraries worldwide. Our ever-increasing digital library includes more than 2 million high-quality images for education and research from a wide variety of contributors around the world."
While the library provides many reilable resources for finding information on topics discussed in Taking a Walk in a Painting, there are several websites your professors and librarians have determined are reliable and informative.
If you need additional help with images or the ArtStor Database, please contact Visual Resources Librarian Katherine Hooker. The VRC is located on the 3rd floor of the Fine Arts Building, directly above the art history offices and classroom.