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This guide provides resources for Art History and Studio Art.


March 2023 - I am working on expanding and improving this Research Guide. Please contact me if you have questions or suggestions! - - Louisa Trott, Arts & Humanities Librarian

Databases for Articles and Other Resources

Full-Text Databases (Find Complete Articles)

Citation Indexes (Link to or Request Articles)

Use Interlibrary Loan to get articles or books you find but that we don't have in our collections. Scroll down to "Borrowing from Other Libraries" at the end of this page to find out more.

Specialized Databases

Resources for finding images, books and digitized books, and databases focusing on geographic areas or time periods (or providing general reference information) are listed below.


Consider looking in Duke Libraries Digital Collections for many historical advertisements and other images. The Library of Congress has many digitized collections of photographs and other images in their Digital Collections.

Books and Digitized Books

Use Interlibrary Loan to request books and articles we don't own or have accessible at the UT Libraries. Scroll down to "Borrowing from Other Libraries" at the end of this page to find out more.

Other Specialized Databases

Requesting Articles & Books

Getting Items at UT Libraries

FindText Icon To locate a copy of an article, look for the Find Text button located near the record of the article in the databases. Click on it to bring up a box that lists full-text and paper copy holdings.

Use our Step-by-Step Guide to "Get It" Library Services:

  • If we have a copy of a journal in print, and it's not checked out, and you need a single article from it (or you need a single chapter from a book on the shelf), you may request a PDF using the UT Libraries' Scan on Demand Service.
  • Graduate students and Faculty may request delivery of books to their departmental office using Library Express. Undergraduate students may request an available book be held at the library's check-out desk for them.

Borrowing from Other Libraries

If the Libraries do not subscribe to or have access to a journal (or book) that you need, request it from another library using UT Libraries' Interlibrary Loan Services.

Library Liaison

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Louisa Trott
Hodges Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd
TN 37996
Subjects: Art, Cinema Studies, Theatre