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Gender in Renaissance Art

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Gender in Renaissance Art

  1. 1. What happens INBETWEEN picking a topic & writing the paper? The Research Process. 1. Pick a topic 2. 2. Where to search (databases) 3. 3. How to search (keywords) 4. How to get it (find the article) 4. 5. Is what I’ve got any good? 5. 6. Write the paper/Complete the project
  2. 2. InfoGuides • Art History: http://infoguides.gmu.edu/arth • Women & Gender Studies http://infoguides.gmu.edu/wgs
  3. 3. Library Resources • InPrimo for initial browsing okay BUT not for in-depth research • Catalog (books, e-books, films, etc.) • WRLC & ILL • Research Databases (ARTICLES, e-books, images…)
  4. 4. 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. Women’s Studies International Covers sociology, history, political science, public policy & education. Includes over 2,000 journals plus newspapers, book chapters, dissertations, etc.
  5. 5. Art History Databases • Art & Architecture Complete • Art Full Text • Bibliography History of Art (BHA) • ProQuest Arts Databases—International Bibliography of Art (IBA) • JSTOR • Humanities International Complete • ARTstor (images)
  6. 6. Women & Gender Studies Databases • Women’s Studies International • GenderWatch • JSTOR • Humanities International Complete • ProQuest Research Library • Academic Search Complete
  7. 7. The Starbucks Syndrome: Finding the right search terms can make all the difference.
  8. 8. Examples • Shroud of Turin • Stained glass Holy Shroud Glass painting and staining
  9. 9. InPrimo: Dutch Art Women
  10. 10. InPrimo: Judith Leyster
  11. 11. Catalog: Dutch Art Women
  12. 12. Art & Architecture Complete: Dutch AND Women in Art
  13. 13. Full Text Article
  14. 14. In Print: Mason Link
  15. 15. Available in Another Database
  16. 16. Adding Art Full Text
  17. 17. Women's Studies Databases: GenderWatch
  18. 18. How to Get It
  19. 19. Questions?

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