Monet, Claude, Impression, Sunrise, 1872. Oil on canvas. 48 x 63 cm (18.8 x 24.84 inches). Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris. Accessed from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claude_Monet,_Impression,_soleil_levant.jpg (accessed September 15, 2020).
Find Books and Articles in Omni
Omni is Brock's multi-disciplinary search tool. Use Omni to find articles, book chapters and more from across the Library's collection of print and electronic resources. It's a great place to start any research assignment!
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias on Art
Don't know what a term means? Want to find more "common knowledge" about a topic? Dictionaries and Encyclopedias are the place to look!
Artstor is a digital image library, providing access to over 2.4 million high-quality images for research and teaching.
You can find works of art from museums and galleries around in the world in Artstor.
Here is a basic keyword search:
Click on an image to open up the information and a closer look *in order to download and print, you must register for an account*:
The following websites have been approved by your instructor for use in your assignments, and allow reuse for educational purposes. Make sure you still credit your source!
Please see your instructor's list for more information about each resource.
Can I use this website for my paper?
This video tutorial will provide you with a checklist for assessing a website's credibility.
Chicago Style is the required citation style used in the Department of Visual Arts.
To cite a work of art, you need to include the title, creator, and date but ALSO the medium, dimensions, and physical location (as available).
Imagine you are citing the painting "Summer Shore, Georgian Bay" by Tom Thomson, that you have accessed through ARTstor.
Tom Thomson, Summer Shore, Georgian Bay, c1910s, oil on canvas, 73x77.5cm, https://library-artstor-org.proxy.library.brocku.ca/#/asset/ARTSTOR_103_41822000894293
Thomson, Tom. Summer Shore, Georgian Bay. c1910s. oil on canvas. 73x77.5cm. https://library-artstor-org.proxy.library.brocku.ca/asset/ARTSTOR_103_41822000894293
See the Purdue Online Writing Lab for more details.