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Art & Design Research Guide: Find Books

A research guide to access hard-copy and online resources in the discipline of art & design.

Ryan Library ebooks

Search Oxford Reference Online Art & Architecture subsection.

Search Cambridge Histories Online for art history.

Check Ebook Central and EBSCO eBooks.


Ryan Library WorldCat

WorldCat is Ryan Library's online catalog.  It searches books and media in the campus physical collection as well as databases we subscribe to.  It also searches holdings in libraries around the world (World Catalog.)

Google Books

How to Request Books and Articles From Other Libraries

In your research you may come across a book or article title that isn't available at Ryan Library.  At that point you'll want to consider using Interlibrary Loan to request the item. 

Citing resources

Endnote is a Web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies.  EndNote has numerous citation styles including APA, MLA, Chicago (Turabian).  EndNote is available to current members of the PLNU community.  To access EndNote simply enter your PLNU network ID and password the same as you would to access campus email and Canvas.