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This guide will assist you in your research for Dr. McAlister's Art History courses. It will also provide you with links to helpful sites and people.

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The Research Process in a Nutshell

  • Develop a topic that asks a question or poses a problem that interests you.
  • Select appropriate search terms for your subject. More specific search terms will yield better results. Some examples of broad topics that can be further narrowed down include:
    • Sistine Chapel Frescoes
    • Patrons in Renaissance Italy
    • Greek Vase Painting
    • Near Eastern Art
  • Search PITTCat+ and subject oriented databases.
  • Revise your topic. Determine how you will answer your question.
  • Evaluate your resources carefully!
  • When in doubt, contact your librarian.

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Other Art History LibGuides@Pitt

There are some other LibGuides at the University of Pittsburgh that you may find helpful. At search by subject under "Art and Architecture" or browse by "art." Here are a few that you may find useful for Dr. McAlister's other classes.

Subject Guide

Anna Mary Williford
Instruction/Public Services Librarian
Millstein Library
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

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