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Art & Design Research Guide: Databases & Articles

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

Ryan Library Databases

The below databases contain journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on art and design. Requires PLNU login (the same used for your campus Gmail and Canvas accounts).


Credo Reference: Art and Art History

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Credo Reference helps you start your art research with reference resources in art history, biographies of artists, and vast image collections from the Bridgeman Archives.

Print Periodicals

The current editions of our print journals, magazines and newspapers are kept in the Reference Area. Back issues are located on the Lower Level of Ryan Library and are organized alphabetically. 

Print periodicals related to art and design available to browse are: