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ARTH 292: Writing for Art History

Related Guides

For additional research information try these guides:

Oxford Art Online

Art Browsery

Look. Learn. Create.
Visit the Art Browsery on the 4th floor of Cabell Library to see a selection of new visually rich books available for checkout.

Art History Browsing

Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:

N -- Visual Arts

NA -- Architecture

NB -- Sculpture

NC -- Drawing. Design. Illustration.

ND -- Painting

NE -- Print Media

NK -- Decorative Arts

NX -- Arts in General

TR -- Photography

Arts Research Librarian

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Carla-Mae Crookendale
Arts Research Librarian
(804) 827-0367
Cabell Library, Room 121-L

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Writing about Art

Writing Resources

Art Terms

 Find encyclopedia and dictionary definitions of art terms using VCU Libraries Search:

  1. Enter your keyword in the big yellow search box on the library website (
  2. Limit results to Material Type=Reference Entries


Research Basics

Resources Beyond VCU Libraries

If you can't find the book, article, or dissertation that you want at VCU, try these resources to find what you need.

Chicago Citation Style

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