intro to digital photography research

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  • 1. AVT 253: Intro to Digital Photography Spring 2014

2. WHY DO ART STUDENTS NEED LIBRARY RESOURCES? In addition to writing papers for class, the library will help you find resources To inspire your work. To understand how your work connects to the world around you. To express your motivations as an artist (e.g., artist statement). To explain your work to others like curators & gallery owners. 3. RESEARCH IN THE ARTS 4. LIBRARY RESOURCES Library Website: Ask-a-Librarian IM InfoGuides & Research Portals Library catalog: Books & E-books Videos WRLC 5. MORE LIBRARY RESOURCES Research Databases Art Fulltext Art & Architecture Complete ProQuest Arts Databases 6. MORE ART DATABASES ARTBibliographies Modern Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals artnet Price Database Decorative Art Berg Fashion Library Bibliography History of Art (BHA) Design & Applied Arts (DAAI) International Bibliography of Art (IBA) 7. WHERE TO SEARCH: DATABASES Super Stores ProQuest Research Library Multi-subject, popular & scholarly articles, extensive full-text Academic Search Complete Multi-subject, popular & scholarly articles, extensive full-text Specialty Stores Subject-Based Databases Art Full Text Full-text articles from over 300 journals. Abstracts for over 600. Fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film & architecture. ARTbibliographies Modern Modern & contemporary art. All mediums, from painting, sculpture & photography to video, body art & graffiti. Abstracts beginning late 1960s. 8. IMAGE RESOURCES Image Databases Art Museum Image Gallery Oxford Art Online ARTstor 9. Creator Chuck Close, American Title Self-Portrait Work Type Photograph Date 2000 Material three daguerreotypes Measurements 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches each Repository Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Gift of the Women's Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art Accession Number 2001.46 ARTstor Collection Corcoran Gallery of Art 10. FINDING WHAT YOU ACTUALLY WANT The Starbucks Syndrome Understanding what search terms to use to get the books & articles you actually want 11. HOW TO SEARCH: EXAMPLES Shroud of Turin Holy Shroud Brand design Brand identity; Corporate identity; Brand development; Logos Northern Renaissance art Renaissance Europe, Northern; Flemish; Netherlands; Dutch; Netherlandish; add time period like 15th century 12. ONLINE GUIDES 13. ONLINE GUIDES 14. INSIDE THE LIBRARY 15. INSIDE THE LIBRARY 16. QUESTIONS Ask-a-Librarian: Reference desk: 703/993-2210 Visual Arts Liaison: Jenna Rinalducci 703/993-3720 or