AR252 - Survey of Western Art: 1250 - 1750

Reference Works

Dictionary of Art
Ref N 31 .D5 1996
Dictionary of Women Artists
Ref N 8354 .D53 1997
Encyclopedia of World Art
Ref N 31 .E4833
Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art
Ref N 6370 .G76 2009
Art of Florence
Ref N 6921 .F7 A387 1988
Also see Reference section of Indexes/Databases by Subject for general reference sources such as Britannica Online.

To find more items in the Ursuline Library collection search the online library catalog. For additional resources outside the library collection search the OhioLINK catalog.

Research Articles

There are a number of databases which provide access to citations and online articles. The list in its entirety may be found under Art on the list of databases by subject. It is recommended that you beginning your research by searching the following databases.
Art Full Text
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)


The library also offers access to images through the following online services.
Art & Architecture Images
Downloading images from Artstor -- Inserting Images into Word or PowerPoint
1. Register with Artstor by creating a username and password. It is required for downloading images.
2. On search results page, double click on the image to enlarge it. Click on the disc icon to download the image.
3. Click on View Downloads in the pop up window.
4. Open the file. There will be two files for each image. The jpeg file is the image. The html file is the description.
5. From the folder list you can right click on the jpeg file then copy and paste it into your document (Word or PowerPoint)

Citing your sources.

We recommend you visit the OWL of Purdue which can assist you with MLA or APA citation.