ARTH 471/599Art from the 1930s<br />Date<br />Time<br />
Library Resources<br />Library Website:<br />Ask-a-Librarian-> IM…<br />InfoGuides<br />Library catalog:<br />Books <br />...
More Library Resources<br />Research Databases<br />Arts Databases<br /><ul><li>Art Full Text
Bibliography History of Art (BHA)
Design & Applied Arts (DAAI)
ARTBibliographies Modern
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
ARTstor</li></li></ul><li>More Library Databases<br />General Databases<br /><ul><li>Academic Search Complete (exs: Digita...
ProQuest Research Library (ex: British Journal of Photography, Journal of Glass Studies)
Wilson Omnifile(E-Journal Finder lists art journals, like Art in America,as available here)
JSTOR(exs: Artibus et Historiae, Museum Studies)
Humanities International Complete(exs: Art Asia Pacific, Word & Image)</li></li></ul><li>Advantages of…<br />Books<br />Go...
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  1. 1. ARTH 471/599Art from the 1930s<br />Date<br />Time<br />
  2. 2. Library Resources<br />Library Website:<br />Ask-a-Librarian-> IM…<br />InfoGuides<br />Library catalog:<br />Books <br />E-books (Net Library)<br />DVD, VHS<br />WRLC<br />
  3. 3. More Library Resources<br />Research Databases<br />Arts Databases<br /><ul><li>Art Full Text
  4. 4. Bibliography History of Art (BHA)
  5. 5. Design & Applied Arts (DAAI)
  6. 6. ARTBibliographies Modern
  7. 7. Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
  8. 8. ARTstor</li></li></ul><li>More Library Databases<br />General Databases<br /><ul><li>Academic Search Complete (exs: Digital Creativity, Visual Studies, Visual Anthropology)
  9. 9. ProQuest Research Library (ex: British Journal of Photography, Journal of Glass Studies)
  10. 10. Wilson Omnifile(E-Journal Finder lists art journals, like Art in America,as available here)
  11. 11. JSTOR(exs: Artibus et Historiae, Museum Studies)
  12. 12. Humanities International Complete(exs: Art Asia Pacific, Word & Image)</li></li></ul><li>Advantages of…<br />Books<br />Good for background information, timeline, definitions, etc. <br />Length allows author to go more in-depth<br />Articles<br />More specialized searching<br />Better for newer artists/designers (may not have books)<br />More current information—more recently published<br />
  13. 13. Search Strategies<br /> Keyword:<br /><ul><li>Simplest search
  14. 14. Looks for records that match the words typed, not the ideas represented by the words</li></ul> Controlled Vocabulary (Subjects):<br /><ul><li>Uses subject headings for more refined results
  15. 15. Looks for records that match the ideas represented by the words.
  16. 16. Terms are standardized
  17. 17. Often active links</li></ul>Keyword: Reginald Marsh VSSubject Heading: Marsh, Reginald <br />Keyword: Great Depression VSSubject Heading: Depressions—1929 <br />
  18. 18. More Search Strategies:Boolean Searching<br />AND/OR/NOT<br />Combine keywords to narrow/broaden your search<br />AND— NARROWS YOUR SEARCH <br />EX: Tapestry AND Flemish <br /> Psychological AND Color<br />OR—EXPANDS YOUR SEARCH<br />EX: Film OR video OR <br /> Wall paintings OR murals<br />NOT—LIMITS TERMS FROM SEARCH <br />EX: Gothic NOT Revival <br /> Maya NOT Software NOT<br />Psychological<br />Color<br />AND<br />Wall paintings<br />Murals<br />Gothic<br />Revival<br />
  19. 19. Research Checklist<br />Stateyourtopicasa question.<br />Identify main concepts.<br />Narrow or broaden your topic.<br />Keep a list of terms that work best for your topic & add to it as you go.<br />This works whether you’re writing a brief paper or an in-depth research paper.<br />
  20. 20. Find an image &Want to find out more?<br />Why Not Use the 'L'? <br />by Reginald Marsh (1930)<br />
  21. 21. Brainstorm: Search Terms<br /><ul><li>Reginald Marsh
  22. 22. “The Depression” </li></ul>Great Depression <br /> Depressions—1929 <br /><ul><li>Race, Racial relations
  23. 23. Homeless, Homelessness
  24. 24. New York, New York City
  25. 25. Subway
  26. 26. Economic Conditions
  27. 27. Egg tempera</li></ul>*Try together or alone<br />
  28. 28. Evaluate Your Sources<br />Evaluate the sources you find!<br />Print AND Online<br />CRAAP Test:<br />Currency—Is the information out-of-date? <br />Relevance—Is the information on topic?<br />Authority—Who wrote the information?<br />Accuracy—Is the information correct? <br />Purpose—What is the information intended to do? Educate? Persuade? Entertain?<br />
  29. 29. Questions<br />Stop by the Reference Desk<br />Ask-a-Librarian: IM, Email, etc. (http://library.gmu.edu/ask) <br />Call the reference desk at 703/993-2210<br /> OR your liaison 703/993-3720 <br />InfoGuides(http://infoguides.gmu.edu/) <br />Visual Arts Liaison: Jenna Rinalducci<br />
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