AR 347-01: History of Photography

This guide is designed to help you locate resources for topics discussed in AR 347, History of Photography.

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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!

You will notice that the ARTstor database link has already been removed from research guides, so some of you may have already worked with the new system!

For more details, check out ARTstor's user guide to the site migration, which includes checklists, videos and other training materials.

Getting Started

This guide is designed to help you locate resources and materials for photography research. Use the tabs to find resources by category.

Use the databases below to access a variety of resources for background research, including newspapers, scholarly and popular articles, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.

NOTE: Monmouth University now has access to the New York Times from 1851 to the present via the Times desktop platform. You must have MU login credentials to set up your free account.

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Photography Reference

Look for these titles in the library reference collection on the main floor.

Visual Arts Encyclopedias