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Visual Art 1100: Introduction


Image - "Many Mansions" by Kerry James Marshall

Welcome to the Introduction to Visual Art library resources site.  

This guide contains links to resources on a variety of resources to help you find art examples and research that help contextualize your topic.  

See the blue menu on the right to find books, articles, and museum sites related to the study and appreciation of art.  If you need additional help, stop by the Reference Desk or contact references services for assistance.  

To access Library online resources, you need to know your COD MyAccess username and password. 

To get print books from the Library, you'll need your library card number, which can be obtained using this online form. Student and Staff ID Cards can be activated online.   

Image:  "Many Mansions."  Kerry James Marshall 

Using the Library From Off Campus

Access Online Resources

You'll need your COD MyAccess username and password to access the COD Library's databases.  Materials accessible include ebooks, scholarly and peer-reviewed articles, magazine and newspaper articles, films, and sound recordings.  

Getting Started

(Potential) steps in the research process

Find art associated with your topic

Find background information - to learn more about the important aspects of your topic

Find sources that are more focused on your topic 

For example, from the broad to the specific:  Climate Change > increase in temperatures > coffee production 

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