ARH & ARS: Art & Architecture

Art and Architecture


Explore thousands of books and catalogs, images and other media, articles, reviews, and more with Smith's cross-database search.

Use the tabs on the left to find a variety of resources.

  • Background Information includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources, statistics & data, and other kinds of information that will give you an overview or context.
  • Articles will give you a list of journals in order to find authoritative, scholarly, and peer-reviewed sources.
  • Use the Books page to find both print and electronic books on your topic, here at Smith and through the Five Colleges.
  • Images will provide you with databases & websites for help finding high-res images of art.
  • Primary Sources are records of an event, an occurrence, or a time period produced by a participant or observer at that moment. This is where you can find archival documents to use for your topic.
  • Websites will give you a list of helpful internet resources to expand your research.
  • Writing & Citing will give you tips and resources on writing practice and how to cite your sources in your work.
  • Class Guides provide deeper coverage of subject resources.

Get help from Nimisha Bhat

Nimisha Bhat, Visual Arts Librarian


 Hillyer Art Library 121,
Brown Fine Arts Center

Hillyer Library Service Desk: