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Arts and Fine Arts : Articles

This guide highlights print and electronic Library resources in the area of Fine Arts. It also links to relevant web resources and search engines. Use this guide as your starting point, come to the Library or Ask a Librarian for more resources and help.

Find Journals

Use Journal Finder to find journals on your topic. For example to look for all available journals on Music, type the word music in the search box and search by "Title contains all words".

Locate individual journals

Browse Art E-Journals by subject:

Find Articles

Use the Library databases to search for articles. Databases collect and index a big number of journals running through long time periods. They offer searching features that help you find what you need using and combining keywords, limiting your search by type of publication or date and other search techniques.

In most cases you can access the articles in full text, or link to the full text from a different source.  

Core Databases

Looking for articles on arts and fine arts? try the following databases:

Multidisciplinary Databases

Scholarly Indexes

Peer-Reviewed Articles

What Are Peer-Reviewed Articles?
As part of the publication process, articles in scholarly journals are reviewed by committees of other notable scholars. Such reviewers are considered to be the writer's peers.

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles?
When searching for articles in a general database look for the "limit your search" options. Most databases provide "limit to peer-reviewd journals" option.

See Tutorial  Peer Review in 5 minutes North Carolina State University Libraries.  July 10, 2009  [5:11 minutes]

How to Know if a Journal is Peer-Reviewed?
Go to the University Libraries  homepage, click on Databases and log-in to UlrichsWeb (Periodicals Directories) 
Type the journal title in the Quick Search box. Look for the "peer-reviewed" symbol next to the journal title.