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Search Library Resources In Print
Search Items in the VGCC Library
To find print resources in the VGCC Library, you can search the library catalog (see above) using relevant keywords, such as
- fine arts
- visual art
- art history
- post modernism
or use keywords for the specific artists, styles, media, techniques, etc. you are looking for.
You can also browse the library shelves by going to the following call number areas:
- N - Fine Arts
- PN 6700-6790- Comic books, comic strips, graphic novels
- EASY PZ 5-8- Children's picture books
Search Library Resources Online
Search Electronic Resources with Summon®
Visual Art Library Resources Online
Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Includes full-text coverage for hundreds of periodicals dating back to 1937 and additional full-text for hundreds of books.
Art & Architecture Videos (Films on Demand) This link opens in a new window
Videos covering the visual arts, architecture, art history and art appreciation.
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
Credo Reference offers online access to 1,250 reference books covering all major academic disciplines. (If you see an error when trying to access Credo Reference, refresh the page or use a different browser.)
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete This link opens in a new window
Scholarly ebook titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
Feature Films for Education This link opens in a new window
A collection of more than 650 full-length feature films. This stand-alone collection from Films on Demand includes current and hard-to-find movies, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classic films, science fiction, animation, Oscar-winners, and more.
Films on Demand This link opens in a new window
Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
Fine Arts (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Places over 10 million articles at the fingertips of students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals are available in full text. (Formerly InfoTrac Fine Arts & Music Collection)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Ebooks) This link opens in a new window
Searchable collection of online reference titles.
Pop Culture Studies (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.(Formerly InfoTrac Pop Culture Collection)
ProQuest Arts & Humanities Database This link opens in a new window
This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.
Visual Art Resources on the Web
Vincent Van Gogh, Roses. (1890, Oil Painting, National Gallery of Art)
Art Curious Podcast
Weird, funny, mysterious stories from art history.
A search engine for artists, artworks, and art museums.
Directory of Illustration
Search for and see examples of work from current artists. Search by name, subjects, and artistic techniques.
Google Arts & Culture
Search or browse a huge artwork collection by location, artist, medium, etc. Works, some viewable in the ultra-detailed Gigapixel format, are from museum collections around the world.
The Lonely Palette Podcast
Each episode focuses on one painting and explores the content, context and place in art history.
A collection of more than 50 million freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute. Works are under Creative Commons licensing or in the public domain.
Need help? Contact the VGCC Library.