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Art History

Recommended databases for background information

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CREDO Tutorial

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Looking For Images? Try OCC Database: Artstor Digital Database

Note about copyright

Each database and website has their own rules regarding use of the material. In many cases, the copyright resides with the specific museum that owns the work of art, the artist, or the website. There are often allowances for educational use. Whenever possible, we have provided links that provide information on copyright. Before use, please check the resources listed on the Oakton Library Copyright Research Guide.