See a list of all library search tools organized alphabetically and by subject area.
Search Examples from Tools
Tool: Library Discovery - artist
Try a search for your artist to find articles, dvds, and books.
Tool: Library Discovery - technique
You can also search for books on your artist's technique. Keep your search simple and limit to our book collection.
Tool: Library Discovery - symbolism or cultural issue
Religious iconography? Themes around sex or politics? Use Discovery to find articles and books to help explain your artist's intent.
Tool: Oxford Art Online
Tool: Biography in Context
Tool: Art & Architecture Complete
This tool contains scholarly research articles, art industry magazines, and trade publications. These sources highlight very specific aspects of an artist's various works but may or may not contain info about YOUR specific work. Use what you can!
Tool: Access World News
You can scan newspapers from San Antonio, Texas, US, or Worldwide to find LOCAL information about artists, or specific works on exhibit in LOCAL museums. If you have a LOCAL SAN ANTONIO artist this may be your best bet tool.
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