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Art Education: Overview

Guide for tudents in Art Education to resources available through and vetted by the Library


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.

Hand - Jones Beach, NY by Ruth Bernhard, 1946

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