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Art Research Guide: Art

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Welcome to the Faculty of Art subject guides!  

Use the tabs above to explore library research tools that are best suited for your discipline. Guides offer recommendations for database searches, useful encylopedias, new books on a topic, and the most appropriate databases for scholarly journals.

Have any questions or suggestions to make this page better? Contact Marta Chudolinska at

Library Catalogue Search


Library Catalogue Search Tips

For best results

  1. try using one or more terms for the subject of interest
  2. add geographic area (Canada, Australia, etc.) if needed
  3. add subject (artists, culture, appropriation, etc.)

No Results?

  • use fewer search terms
  • broaden subject terms


For research help:

Call the Library Reference desk during library operating hours 416-977-6000 ext. 334


Email Marta Chudolinska, (response will be sent within 24 hours on weekdays).

Library Books


Article Databases


Getting started? Become an instant expert by using an academic encyclopedia.  Unlike Wikipedia, these often can be cited in your research papers!

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