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Research Guides

Art: Art History

This guide offers the top recommended resources for Art, Art History, and Design.

Archives and Research Resources

Archive Grid

"Over four million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more."

Women Artists Archive

An innovative web directory to U.S. archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945.

Universes in Universe

World Art Visual arts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America within the context of international art processes.

The Internet Archive

A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 419 billion archived web pages.

Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Portal™ is an online search platform providing global access to digitized art history texts in the public domain. Through this multilingual, multicultural union catalog, scholars can search and download complete digital copies of publications for the study of art, architecture, material culture, and related fields. The Portal is free to all users.

Art History Databases