etruscan afterlife

Etruscan Art

Art History
ARH 492

Spring 2008--Kara Burns


Southcat Catalog. The catalog contains records for books, journals (not articles), videos, cds, dvds and government documents available in this library. Some suggested searches. A catalog of old and new books held in hundreds of libraries worldwide. Enter your zipcode to find nearby libraries that hold the book.

Google Book Search. Google is scanning books from several major libraries. Ongoing project. Full text access for those out-of-copyright. "Snippet" view for some others.

Reference Books:

Dictionary of Art. 34 vol. encyclopedia published by Grove. Ref.a N 31 .D5 1996. Also useful for identifying primary sources.

Encyclopedia of World Art. 17 vols. Ref. N 31 .E4833

BHA. Bibliography of the History of Art Ref. N 7510 .B53. 1991-1996 (Ceased in 1999)

The Encyclopedia of Religion. Ref BL31 .E46 1986 v.1–17

Key Indexes of Secondary Sources: All are available under Articles, Indexes, Databases link on homepage.

JSTOR. This is a collection of full-text journals which are usually at least 3 to 5 years old, but often extend back many years. Use the Advanced Search. Limit to Art and Architecture.

Periodicals Archive Online. Similar to JSTOR. Older issues of journals.

Ebsco's Academic Search Premier. Many full-text articles. Includes reviews.

Gale Infotrac's Academic OneFile. Some fulltext articles, reviews, news. Keyword: etru* and art

LexisNexis. Newspaper articles. Reviews of exhibitions.

Google Scholar. Google's attempt at a database of research materials. Books and articles. Useful for tracking citations. Linking to USA eText in preferences will allow a connection to the full text of journals to which we(USA) subscribe(pay the fee). Librarians object to the fact that Google will not tell us what is included and what is not.

Obtaining Articles and Books

Our Journal List

InterLibrary Loan

Finding Primary Sources


ArtStor - You may not post images from ARTstor on unrestricted websites.

Google Advanced Image Search


SOUTHcat Catalog- Try author or title search


Internet Ancient History Sourcebook:

Perseus Digital Library


Etruscan Art: Need Flash. From the Univ. of Oklahoma.

Diotima -Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World

The Stoa Consortium -links to all (many) things classical including blogs of possible interest

Links to Collections from the University of Richmond

Google Advanced

Library Resource Guides on Art and Architecture:

Art & Art History -
Architecture --

Sample Searches on SOUTHcat Catalog:

Subject Searches

art, etruscan
art, greco-roman
art, classical
art, greek.
art, Roman
Classical antiquities

Sculpture, Greek.
Sculpture, Roman.

Keyword Searches-just a few suggestions

"Loeb Classical Library"
sculpture classical


Style Guides and Plagiarism:

Bedford/St. Martin Sample Paper and Documentation

Turnitin @ USA


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