Thomas Library

Selected Resources for Art : Modern Art

Fall Semester 2001

Books | Web Sites | Periodicals


LC subject headings | Library Catalogs | Selected Bibliography | Top

Library of Congress Subject Headings.

20th ed., 4 vols., 1997.
Kept on the long table by the main bank of EZRA/Web terminals.

Subject headings will be similar to, but may be different from those used in periodical indexes.

Look for general art subject headings, e.g.:
Art, Modern
Modernism (Art)
Sculpture, Modern
Look for artistic movements by subject
many of these are also listed as related subjects of "Modernism (Art)
Look also for schools of art:
Or look for an individual artist as a subject, last name first
Mondrian, Piet

Locating Books in Library Catalogs

At Wittenberg: EZRA
At other Ohio Libraries OhioLINK Catalog
In North America For ILL WorldCat


Grove Dictionary of Art
Full text of the 20+ volume Groves Dictionary of Art. Includes a browseable index to 45,000 articles and 124,000 images.
Digital Media Center
Searchable images of over 40,000 art images.
World Wide Art Resources
Guide to art resources on the web.


Art Abstracts(1984-present):
Key international English-language arts publications. Includes periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, competition and award notices, exhibition listings, interviews, film reviews, and more. (Abstracts for articles starting in March 1994).

Bibliography of the History of Art(1973-):
Covering European and American art from late antiquity to the present, the Bibliography of the History of Art indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals.

Locating Journals:

At Wittenberg:
EZRA, the library catalog: Web EZRA | Telnet to Ezra
See our online list of Journals the Library Has
or browse our online list of Art Journals (print & electronic)
Periodicals Holdings List (PHiL) (blue folders on index tables in Reference , and also on tables on first floor)
At other Ohio academic libraries:
OhioLINK Central Catalog (Note: you cannot get periodicals through OhioLINK)

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