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  • Avt 253 photography

    1. 1. AVT 253: Intro to Digital Photography Fall 2013
    2. 2. WHY DO ART STUDENTS NEED LIBRARY RESOURCES? In addition to writing papers for class, the library will help you find resources… To inspire your work. To understand how your work connects to the world around you. To express your motivations as an artist (e.g., artist statement). To explain your work to others like curators and gallery owners.
    3. 3. RESEARCH IN THE ARTS
    4. 4. LIBRARY RESOURCES Library Website:  http://library.gmu.edu  Ask-a-Librarian→ IM…  InfoGuides & Research Portals Library catalog:     Books & E-books Videos WRLC And more…
    5. 5. MORE LIBRARY RESOURCES Research Databases  Art Fulltext  Art & Architecture Complete *Over 500 art journals in print & online
    6. 6. MORE LIBRARY RESOURCES More Art Databases  ARTBibliographies Modern  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  artnet Price Database Decorative Art  Berg Fashion Library  Bibliography History of Art (BHA) Design & Applied Arts (DAAI)  International Bibliography of Art (IBA)
    7. 7. WHERE TO SEARCH: DATABASES Super Stores Specialty Stores ProQuest Research Library Subject-Based Databases Multi-subject, popular & scholarly articles, extensive full-text Academic Search Complete Multi-subject, popular & scholarly articles, extensive full-text Art Full Text Has full-text articles from over 300 journals & provides abstracts for over 600 other journals. Covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film & architecture. ARTbibliographies Modern For the study of modern &contemporary art. Covers all mediums, from painting, sculpture &photography to video, body art &graffiti. Full abstracts & indexing
    8. 8. IMAGE RESOURCES Image Databases  Art Museum Image Gallery  Oxford Art Online  ARTstor
    9. 9. Creator Chuck Close, American Title Self-Portrait Work Type Photograph Date 2000 Material three daguerreotypes Measurements 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches each Repository Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art Accession Number 2001.46 ARTstor Collection Corcoran Gallery of Art http://www.corcoran.org/home
    10. 10. FINDING WHAT YOU ACTUALLY WANT The Starbucks Syndrome Understanding what search terms to use to get the books & articles you actually want
    11. 11. HOW TO SEARCH: EXAMPLES  Shroud of Turin  Stained glass Holy Shroud Glass painting and staining  Brand design Brand identity; Corporate identity; Brand development; Logos  Northern Renaissance art Renaissance— Europe, Northern; Flemish; Netherlands; Dutch; Netherlandish; add time period like 15th century
    12. 12. ONLINE GUIDES http://infoguides.gmu.edu/art
    13. 13. ONLINE GUIDES http://photoportal.gmu.edu
    14. 14. INSIDE THE LIBRARY
    15. 15. INSIDE THE LIBRARY
    16. 16. QUESTIONS  http://infoguides.gmu.edu/arth  Ask-a-Librarian: http://library.gmu.edu/ask  Reference desk: 703/993-2210  Visual Arts Liaison: Jenna Rinalducci 703/993-3720 or jrinaldu@gmu.edu

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