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Art Research Guide: Finding Articles & More

A research guide covering all areas of art.

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on "Password Reset/Find Username."  

Article Databases

In the databases below, you will find full-text articles on art-related topics. Make sure to use Boolean AND (to include all terms) or Boolean OR (to include either term) when searching. See the YouTube video for a brief tutorial on Boolean searching.

Other Art Journals

Selecting and Using Keywords Video (3:50)

keyword with magnifying glass over research

Joshua Vossler's video "Selecting and Using Keywords"

Research Tip: If you were researching the topic "videogame violence" as discussed in the video above, you could also use a great and reliable site such as this: https://www.statista.com/topics/868/video-games/  (Video Game Industry: Statistics & Facts | Statista)

Quick Tips and Shortcuts for Database Searching (video 5:19)

Entering Keywords into a Database (video 4:41)

Art Program Journals

The MCC Library owns the journals listed below, which are located in the Periodicals Stacks. If you are looking for a specific journal not listed below, check our listing of e-journals to find out if it is available in one of our databases.