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Library resources for Art teachers
Click on this link for a full list of all the: guides, databases, ebooks, online magazine, journals and resources the Kerferd Library maintains to support Art teachers. You can bookmark this link and, as with any other link on the library portal, add it to your mConnect class page.
See also the separate link for all the LibGuides the library maintains relating to individual artists.
Click on this link for a full list of all the guides and resources the Kerferd Library maintains that relate to individual artists. You can bookmark this link and, as with any other link on the library portal, add it to your mConnect class page.
Art Teachers | Online resources
Art & Architecture Thesaurus (Getty, n.d.)
"The Art & Architecture Thesaurus ® (AAT), the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names ® (TGN), the Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), the Cultural Objects Name Authority ® (CONA), and the Iconography Authority (IA) are structured resources that can be used to improve access to information for art, architecture, and other material culture." (Getty, n.d.)
Artspace: movements and styles
Explore thousands of works of art on Artspace. Use the Artspace categories to refine your journey and lead you to the work you're looking for. Browse by medium (i.e. painting or photography), art-historical movement (like Pop or Abstract Expressionism), and subject matter to find the perfect piece.
Artsy is a free online platform for collecting and discovering art. Artsy also includes:
* A list of contemporary artists and the galleries that show their work.
* Education resources
: Resources for discovering and learning about art online.
* The Art Genome Project
. This is the classification system and technological framework that powers Artsy. It maps the characteristics that connect artists, artworks, architecture, and design objects across history.
Art Teachers | Kerferd Library eBooks, magazines, reports and journals
Many of the library resources for Art teachers are found on EBSCOhost and JSTOR. The following search box allows you to search EBSCO for eBooks relating to art. The following JSTOR link directs you to all the journals and eBooks relating to art and art history. If promoted use you mConnect ID to log into these these services.
Hint: When searching EBSCO for books on art and art history use the full word. You can use boolean operators (AND, NOT, OR) as well as * as a WildCard, for example, art* to search on art, artists and artistic.
JSTOR is one of the main eBook and online journal databases the Kerferd library makes available for teachers and VCE students. Follow this link to browse the broad range of subjects covered by JSTOR. If prompted, use you mConnect login to view and download the content.