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LAS O260: The Cultural Voyages of the Virgin Mary: Home
Research guide for LAS O260: The Cultural Voyages of the Virgin Mary - From the Gospels to Latin America
Below are some resources to help you with your assignments in this class. These include:
Online Image Databases that can be used to search for digital images;
Reference Resources for searching encyclopedia entries and other resources from art history and religious studies;
Databases with Peer-Reviewed Journals with full-text articles (and some magazines and books);
A few links for guidance and support on Citing Your Sources, an important skill to cultivate in your studies.
A digital library of images, associated information, and software tools with over a million images of art, advertising, people and places worldwide from prehistory to the 20th century. ARTstor how-to videos.
The Met in New York City has a large digital collection of images that can be searched online. Some images may include object details and descriptions, information about provenance, and/or art historical information about the work(s).
The Purdue OWL is a multi-purpose writing guide that includes clear instructions and examples showing correct formatting of both in-text citations and the bibliography. Styles covered include MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian.
Visual art encyclopedia online with over 45,000 articles includes bibliographies and links to many images. Consists of the Grove Dictionary of Art, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art. Formerly Grove Art Online. Limited to three simultaneous users.
The Timeline presents a thematic, chronological, and geographical exploration of global art history through The Met collection. It is a reference, research, and teaching tool conceived for students and scholars of art history. It is authored by The Met’s experts, and currently comprises more than 1,000 essays, close to 7,600 works of art, 300 chronologies, and 3,700 keywords. It is regularly updated and enriched to provide new scholarship and insights on the collection.
This database provides coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, as far back as 1975 to present.