AR 346: History of Graphic Design

This guide is designed to help you locate resources for topics discussed in AR 346, History of Graphic Design

Images from MU Art Books

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The art and photography books in our library collection are a great source for images. There is a scanner near the library's Circulation Desk. Remember to cite the book as well as the image.

Citing ARTstor Images

Visit ARTstor support resources for detailed information on citing ARTstor images.

NOTE: On August 1, 2024, ARTStor's content, key resources and functionality will be moving to JSTOR. Searching between art works and art criticism will be seamless!

Check out ARTstor's detailed user guide to the site migration that includes checklists, videos and other training materials. 

Databases for Image Searching

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Databases for Articles

Use these databases to locate background information and criticism on photographic images.

Websites for Free Online Images

Observe copyright restrictions and properly cite all images downloaded from the web.

How to Cite Images

Image citations typically include the following:

  1. Artist
  2. Title
  3. Date of work
  4. Museum or repository
  5. Medium or materials
  6. Dimensions

Images from the web should include the URL and date of access.

Images from books should include the book citation.

This guide from the University of Cincinnati Libraries provides detailed examples.