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Welcome to the Art subject guide

Jitterbugs (II) William H. Johnson, ca. 1941.This guide provides guidance relating to resources in the Fine Art and History of Art subject areas.

Find out more about print and online books and journals, audio visual databases, special collections of artists' books and magazines, how-to videos, and details of further training available through LibrarySkills@UCL.

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Image: Jitterbugs (II), William H. Johnson, ca. 1941. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Douglas E. Younger

Key resources for Art

Books and e-books

You can access a wide variety of print and electronic books to support your research. Find your module reading list to see what key readings you can access electronically or search Explore to find more books and e-books. 

Key databases

We subscribe to a number of subject focused and interdisciplinary databases that will be relevant when researching the History of Art and Fine Art practice. Use the databases to find a range of material including journal articles, films for streaming and more.

Where to study?

You can choose to study in any of UCL's Libraries and study spaces, including bookable study and group work spaces. There are also areas for postgraduate use only.

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