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Art Education: Overview


This guide is designed to steer the Art Education student to relevant Library resources for their major. If you are conducting research for a course outside of your department (e.g. Liberal Arts), a different guide may be appropriate. Library staff are available to meet with you one-on-one for additional research assistance.

Helpful Links:

Library catalog HERE.
Art Education databases HERE.
Luna image collection HERE.

Still from Village and Elsewhere by Araya 
Rasdjarmrearnsook, 2011

Find the Right Resource

Reference Sources (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries):

  • Basic overview of subject 
  • Quick lookup of factual information
  • Recommendations for more in-depth information  


  • In-depth research 
  • Analysis of an issue's context
  • Historical information  


  • Narrowly focused analysis
  • Detailed findings from individual studies
  • Current information on a topic

Images and Videos:

  • Visual learning option
  • Technology instruction
  • Curated image collections provide high quality images for research
College for Creative Studies website