Hanley Library has 3 librarians who are always ready to help you!
Catherine Baldwin, Marietta Frank, and Kim Bailey will work with you individually to help you find great resources that fit your interests.
You can drop by their offices in Hanley Library or send them an email to schedule an appointment.
We take the frustration out of research and show you how to be efficient and effective. You might even enjoy the process!
"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.
"What will I use a database for?"
You will use databases to research quality information pertaining to your particular area of study.
For example, the library system holds many databases pertaining to the Fine Arts.
Researching through a Fine Arts database will make your experience more efficient and enjoyable.
"What is included within a database?"
Any number of things, including videos and journal articles, and even photographs of artwork.
It is a digital collection of related resources.
"How do I locate art related databases?"
Follow this path: library.pitt.edu (link is above) - Databases - search By Subject - Art and Architecture