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Iconography. Poststructuralism. Social History. ARTH 300. Art History Methods. Psychoanalysis. Postcolonialism. Feminism. Semiotics. ARTH 300 Workshop Outline. 1 . Types of documents to use in research 2. Preparing your search

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Iconography

Poststructuralism

Social History

ARTH 300

Art History Methods

Psychoanalysis

Postcolonialism

Feminism

Semiotics


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ARTH 300 Workshop Outline

1. Types of documents to use in research

2. Preparing your search

3. How to find journals using databases & e-journal collections

4. Finding Books and Book chapters

5. What about Google books and scholar?

6. Using Theses & Dissertations

7. Preparing bibliographies: Citation Guides & Refworks


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Types of documents to consult

  • Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

  • Books & Exhibition catalogues

  • Book chapters

  • Journal articles

  • Theses or dissertations

  • Check bibliographies which can lead to other documents


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Identifying scholarly publications

  • Check the publisher of journals or books

    • Is it a university or scholarly press

  • Check the author and his/her affiliation

    • Check web sites of publishers and search on author’s names

  • For journal articles, the length of article can be an indication

  • Usually includes analyses, methodologies and research


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    Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

    • Encyclopedias on Art History Subject Guide Concordia Libraries

    • Articles define major methodologies and provide bibliographies of relevant texts

    • Specialized dictionaries/encyclopedias:

      • Encyclopedia of comparative iconography


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    Search Tip: Check for alternative relevant key words

    • Example: CLUES - do a keyword search:

      • iconograph*

  • Check the Abstract and Subject Headings of results for other keywords to use in subsequent searches for more results.

    • art themes motives

    • symbolism in art

    • politics in art


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    Finding Journal Articles

    • Use one or more of the following databases at Concordia

      • Art Full-text

        • About 400 journals and magazines covering all periods

    • ARTbibliographies Modern

      • Journals and books/exhibition catalogues for 19th century to now

  • Avery Index to Architecture Periodicals

    • Journals and books on all aspects of architecture

  • BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art

    • Journals and books/exhibition catalogues for all periods

  • Use the following collection of scholarly journals:

    • JSTOR (small collection of art and architecture journals; the last 3-6 years are not available)


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    Example: Petroushka (1937) Paraskeva Clark


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    Prepare search: choose Keywords

    • Although it may be possible to find documents that discuss both an art work or artist and a methodology, you will often need to search for each aspect separately.

    • First read about artist or art work to identify keywords related to the work:

      • petrushka

      • puppets

      • painting

      • expressionism

      • figuration

      • 1930s canadian

      • workers


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    If you don’t find enough documents, broaden search

    • You may find documents on well-known art works and artists and a specific methodological approach. If you don’t find documents on a specific art work, try searching on the artist’s name, media of work, group(s) artist belonged to, period, country. For example:

      • Check for documents on work or artist and methodology

        • “paraskeva clark” and petrushka and “social history”

      • Broaden search by removing one of your keywords

        • “paraskeva clark” and social history

      • Try broadening one of the concepts related to art work and methodology

        • paint* and 1930s and “social history”

      • Search on methodology

        • “social history” and method*


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    Tips for finding sources on methodologies

    • Search on names of theorists

      • Roland Barthes

  • Search the approach with the word methodology:

    • semiotic* and method* -

  • Check for relevant terms in subject headings and do another search:

    • “Art history” and semiotics

    • “Art criticism” and semiotics

    • “art theory” and semiotics

  • Try using alternate terms when appropriate

    • social history in some databases is expressed as society and art


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    ARTbibliographies Modern database

    • Covers 19th century to contemporary art

    • Covers journals and magazines and also books, book chapters, and exhibition catalogues

    • Covers many international publications, so it is important to use Language LIMITs

    • Can be searched at the same time as Avery or BHA

      – click on Specific Databases and change settings


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    BHA: Bibliography History of Art database

    • Covers all periods of Western art

    • Covers journals, magazines, books, book chapters, and exhibition catalogues

    • Covers many international publications, so it is important to use Language LIMITs

    • Can be searched at the same time as Avery or ARTbibliographies Modern

      • click on Specific Databases and change settings


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    Art Fulltext Database

    • Covers all periods of art and architecture in both Western and Eastern art

    • Covers approximately 400 core art and architecture journals

    • To search on scholarly journals only:

      • Limit to Peer Reviewed

      • Change Document Type to feature articles


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    Databases: Saving your Records

    • In most databases, you can mark records (usually click in box near record number) and email, download or export to Refworks


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    Databases: Saving marked records

    • Click on Marked Records and on Marked Records page, click on email or other options


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    Finding the journals from the database

    • Most databases include the followinglinker

    • Click on it to check availability of journals at Concordia Libraries

    • If the article is available online, there is a link to the article


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    If the journal is not available online

    • You can check CLUES from the Find it window

    • You must check to see if the year – volume and number is available


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    Checking CLUES for availability

    • You need - Contemporary, no. 89, 2006

    • You need the Call no – NX 460 C668 – to look at on the 3rd floor

      or request through Article Delivery service (Under Quick Links)


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    Journals cannot be borrowed

    • Photocopy article from journal on 3rd floor (need a COPY card)

    • Article Delivery service – request a scan of the article which will be emailed to you

      • Form for Article delivery is under Quicklinks on library home page


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    If a journal is not available at Concordia

    • Check other library catalogues in Montreal for availability and go to library where you can photocopy

    • Request through Interlibrary Loans


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    JSTOR journal collection

    • Covers a small collection of scholarly art, architecture and interdisciplinary journals

    • Most recent years are not available

    • Use the Advanced search and limit to:

      • Articles

      • Language

      • Art History collection


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    Theses & Dissertations

    • Check theses and dissertations in art history to see how methodologies have been used in art history

    • Example: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database


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    Citation Guides & Refworks

    • MLA Citation Guides are available under Quick Links on library home page


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    Remember

    • When searching in library catalogues and databases, always check for alternative search terms to use if you don’t find material

    • Always check bibliographies of relevant documents

    • If you are having problems finding material, ask at the Reference Desk, on Chat or Email reference or you can contact me.


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    What kinds of documents are these?

    Le Targat, F. “Kees Van Dongen: le Regard Fauve.” Beaux Arts. 26 (1985): 46-55.

    Wentink, Charles. Van Dongen. Amsterdam: JM Meulenhoff, 1962.

    Herbert, James. “Mirroring the Nude.” Fauve Painting : The Making of Cultural Politics. Ed. James Herbert. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992. 56-81.

    Benjamin, Roger. “The Decorative Landscape:, Fauvism and the Arabesque of Observation.” Art Bulletin, 75.2 (1993): 295-316. Academic Search Premier. EBSCOhost. Concordia University Libraries. 20 Jan. 2009 <http://search.epnet.com>.


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    Reading a journal citation

    Benjamin, Roger. “The Decorative Landscape:, Fauvism and the Arabesque of Observation.” Art Bulletin, 75.2 (1990): 295-316.

    Art Bulletin 75.2 (1993): 721-755.

    75 is volume which equals the year 1993

    2 is the issue number indicating the 2nd publication of the year

    Le Targat, F. “Kees Van Dongen: le Regard Fauve.” Beaux Arts. 26 (1985): 46-55.

    Beaux Arts 26 (1985): 46-55.

    This journal uses a continuous numbering system rather than volumes.


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    Check CLUES to see if a journal is available

    • When you find a reference to a journal in a bibliography and you want to check for availability:

      • Use the JOURNAL TITLE search in CLUES

      • Type the name of the journal NOT the article title

      • Check to see if the journal is available online or in paper

      • If available in paper, check to see if the volume/number and date you require is available


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    Google: web, books & scholar

    • Check the validity of web pages

    • Google books can help you identify some books relevant to your search

    • Google scholar is handy if only a few references are needed and if date is not important

    • Not comprehensive – usually most recent material is not available


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    Some scholarly journals at Concordia Libraries

    • Art Bulletin

    • Art History

    • Art Journal

    • Artibus et Historiae

    • Burlington Magazine (check author)

    • Canadian Journal of Art History

    • Critical Inquiry

    • Master Drawings

    • October

    • Oxford Art Journal

    • RACAR

    • Simiolus

    • Word & Image


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    You Need a Library PIN in MyCLUES to:

    • Access databases & online journals from home

    • Request books in CLUES

    • Renew books online in CLUES

    • Use the Interlibrary Loans services

    • Use Article Delivery services

    • You need a COPY card to photocopy or print

    • Computers in library are attached to printers

    • You can set up your laptop on wireless


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