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Library Resources in Art

A Basic Guide to Art Resources at NSULA Libraries

Journal databases are accessible through the database directories on the library's main webpage. Open the "Art, Music,  and Humanities" list, and click to select one to use.  Electronic books are available in the EBSCO Academic eBook Collection database, listed in the "Databases by Title" directory..

--Academic Search Complete--multidisciplinary database for all subjects including arts. To limit your search to academic journals, select      "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals."
--Ambrose Digital Video--Videos of various topics including lectures and museum tours.

--Art Full Text-- full-text articles from  300 art journals from 1995* to the current. Indexing of over 600 periodicals back to 1984.

--Art Index Retrospective covers 1929-1984. Current titles* are covered in Art Full-Text.

--Biography in Context includes short biographies and related journal articles.  Biographies are searchable by name, occupation, nationality, or Birth/Death place.

--JStor--a multidisciplinary database of articles and scholarly books.

--Project Muse To limit search results to those available in the database, click the box for "Only content I have full access to." Unclick that box to  browse bibliographic records for items which may be requested through interlibrary loan.

Basic Reference Sources

The following are print resources from the reference collection of Watson Library. These items do not circulate, but may be copied using the scanner and a USB drive.

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Abbie Landry
Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library
Office #309E
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches LA 71497

A Sample of Electronic Books

Watson Library has a collection of electronic reference books (ebooks) that can be accessed through the catalog, JStor, and  Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).