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Art Therapy Books
The primary call number for Art Therapy books is RC489. You can try shelf-browsing that number in the book stacks.
For a general catalog search, you can try the searching Subject Headings like the following:
Art therapy -- Cross-cultural studies
Art --Psychological aspects
Or you can work with a librarian to develop a search strategy that best suits your research by contacting us here
Highlights from the book collection:
Finding Articles - Databases
Educational/Health Sciences databases:
ERIC This link opens in a new window
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center database of the U.S. Department of Education, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine This link opens in a new window
Use this database to find articles on: Mental illness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
From the National Institutes of Health, PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Art/Art History databases:
Art & Architecture Source This link opens in a new window
Formerly Art Source. Offers broad coverage of art topics, including painting, photography, sculpture advertising art, art history, film, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design archaeology, architecture, decorative arts, folk art, textiles and more. Full text access to over 630 art and design journals with coverage from 1929 to the present.
Oxford Grove Art Online This link opens in a new window
Grove Art is the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, offering global coverage of visual culture, composed and expanded regularly in collaboration with thousands of scholars and specialists around the world.
General Article databases:
Gale Academic OneFile This link opens in a new window
Provides access to over 12,000 periodicals with millions of articles available in full-text covering the arts, sciences and humanities.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
A full text scholarly database of 150 titles focused on the arts and humanities. The Arts & Sciences III collection includes articles from journals on the history and study of art and architecture, film studies, language and literature, music, folklore, performing arts, and religion.
She / Her
, Art History & Criticism
, Computer Art
, Humanities & Social Sciences
, Language & Literature
, News & Current Events
, Science & Health
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