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Course & Subject Guides

Fine Arts : Bradford Campus

This guide supports related courses and areas of inquiry.

Library Home Page

 University Library System of the University of Pittsburgh

https://www.library.pitt.edu/

Use this link to access articles, books, ebooks, audio books,

videos, databases, newspapers, etc.

Accessing Books & Ebooks

  1. Visit library.pitt.edu.
  2. In main search box, type in topic, title, or author.
  3. Enter.
  4. Using filters on left hand side - choose "books/ ebooks." 
  5. Click book title.
  • Print Books: Check availability.
    • Locate book if it is in our library.  Or, request it be delivered to our library.
    • If using "Get It," request pick up at Bradford Campus.
    • You can also request books through Interlibrary Loan or EZBorrow - just ask one of us!
    • Books are delivered within 3-4 days.  It is easy!
  • E Books: Click the title, then click "E Book." 
    • Also, apply the filter "online only" to eliminate print copies within search.

Accessing Databases

 

"What is a database?"

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"A database in its simplest form typically consists of a single file containing multiple records...

...each of which has data for a particular set of fields" (Oxford English Dictionary 2017)

Databases are digital collections of any kind of material.

To locate art related databases:

Follow this path: 

  1. Library.pitt.edu 
  2. A-Z Databases 
  3. Search By Subject 
  4. Art and Architecture

OR click this link:  Art & Architecture Databases