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Art: Journal Articles

This guide can help you find resources to help you in your academic writing about art, your work on your artist's statement, and your studio practice.

Journal database search tips

Truncation symbols
Expands a search term to include forms of a root word by adding a symbol at the end of the search term. In each of the databases listed, the trunaction symbol is *. For example exhibit* retrieves exhibition, exhibits, exhibitor, etc.

WildCards
Use * to find an unlimited number of characters within a word,
For example behavi*r retrieves behaviour and behavior.

Use ? to find alternative spellings.
? represents any single character;
?? represents 2 characters, and so on.
For example:
wom?n finds woman and women,
theat?? finds theater and theatre.

Art databases for locating journal articles