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Art History: Articles

Art History

Article Databases

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Why do we use articles?

Articles are:
•are up-to-date.
•announce new research before the information appears in books.
•are useful to find out how an event was viewed or reported at the time it happened.
•provide authoritative/scholarly/peer-reviewed information.
•provide specific/specialized information on a topic

Popular vs. scholarly articles

Popular articles: 

  • Usually published once per week or once per month
  • Geared to the general public.
  • Articles are generally shorter.
  • Articles not always signed.
  • Cover a wide range of topics.
  • Broadly summarize research and current issues.
  • Contain many advertisements and photographs.

Scholarly/Peer-reviewed articles:

  • Usually published on a monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly basis.
  • Evaluated by and geared to scholars, researchers or professionals.
  • Articles always signed.
  • Contain articles with in-depth analysis.
  • Explain research methodology and research findings and have bibliographies.
  • Usually sponsored by an academic or professional organization

Online Journals

The titles below are online journals (note the coverage period, as you may have to use some earlier issues in print):