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Art: Begin Your Research

About this guide

Use this art research guide to to locate articles, books, and web sites on art and artists available through the WNC Library.

Contact Us

Research Help
(775) 445-3227
refdesk@wnc.edu

General Information
(775) 445-3229 (Carson)
(775) 423-5330 (Fallon)

Off-Campus Database Access

Students and staff must log in with their WNC Anywhere passwords when using the library databases from off-campus.  The WNC Anywhere passwords are used to access myWNC,  the campus wireless network  and Canvas. The following links should help resolve most log in problems:

If you need additional help logging in, contact the library at 775-445-3229 or 775-445-3227.

Article Databases

Where to Find Images

Young artistFree
UnSplash.com:  Free high-resolution images published under the Creative Commons Zero license.

Fee
Pixaby.com:  Searchable high-resolution images, vector, and art illustrations published under CCO license.  (Most of these image suppliers require a subscription or payment.)

istock.com

WNC Art Journal Subscriptions

Click on the link below to get a list of journals on this topic available through the WNC Library databases.

Search for a Specific Journal

The WNC Library subscribes to most of its journals online through its database subscriptions.  To determine if the library subscribes to a particular journal online or in print, use the following link.
Search for a journal or newspaper title