Welcome to the research guide for Visual Art. This guide will help you get started in your research but please feel free to contact me for help, whether it's a full research consultation or just a quick question. You may use the calendar link in my profile box on this page to make an appointment.
Are you new to humanities or college level research? You may like to take a look at our guide below.
Rembrandt. Rembrandt's Studio with Pupils. Drawing, 1650s. Luna Collection.
It can be hard sometimes to know whether a source is trustworthy or not. One quick method is the following. It's not foolproof but it does give you some things to think about when evaluating a source.:
Try asking yourself the following questions:
Of course, Karen can also help you determine the validity of any resource you might be unsure about.
The above test was developed by librarian Sarah Blakeslee and her team at California State University, Chico.