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Art History and Fine Arts *: What kind of information do you need?

A basic guide to doing research in art history and fine arts using resources at the USC Libraries.

Use this page to begin researching your topic. Choose from searching the library's catalog to going directly to a select number of art history and fine arts databases.

Are you searching for books or articles? If so, use the boxes on the left to search for library books and articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. 

Feel like exploring a bit? Check out the select number of art/art history related databases listed below.

Please be aware that some of these sources will be accessible only to current USC students, faculty, and staff. 

For research questions or comments, please feel free to email Stacy Williams:

USC Libraries Search Portal

HOMER Catalog


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Interlibrary Loan and Document Services

USC's Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery team (IDD) works with a global network of institutions to borrow and loan materials that support scholarly research for faculty, staff, and students.

Google Scholar

Art Reference Sources

MOMA Learning