ICSM Art After Warhol

ICSM 10500-31: Art After Warhol

Best Bets

Academic Search Premier
Multi-disciplinary database which includes a large collection of peer-reviewed journals in many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, ethnic & multicultural studies, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.  Coverage varies, but begins in the 1990s for most journals.

Art Index Retrospective
This archival database features high-quality indexing of historical literature on a variety of art topics from the years 1929 to 1984. Chronicling over half a century of art literature, it covers fine, decorative, and commercial art. Art Index Retrospective contains hundreds of titles from feature articles, interviews, film reviews, book reviews, bibliographies, exhibition listings, conference reports, anthologies, and editorials.
Database of more than 1,000,000 digital images representing visual and material culture across cultures and time periods. Documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as many other forms of visual culture. ARTstor tools enable the ability to save groups of images online for personal and classroom use. IC's Visual Resources Collection (VRC) of over 20,000 images is now available. Look for the Ithaca College-Visual Resouces Collection link in the lower middle section of the page.
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
Covers European and American art from late antiquity to the present. It indexes and abstracts books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals.  1973 - present*Please note that BHA has moved from the CSA platform to the Getty Research Institute.
Oxford Art Online
Covers every aspect of the visual arts from prehistoric times to the present. Search by styles and cultures, time period, and geographic region. Includes access to the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. Also provides access to 5,000 images through partnerships with organizations such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, Art Resource, and international galleries and individual artists. Search for images and biographies - images are also accessible through links embedded within articles, or by clicking a tab at the top of articles entitled Images.
ProQuest Research Library
From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library™ provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 5,060 titles—over 3,600 in full text—from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)
Over 109,000 full-text ebooks on business & economics, education, technology, humanities, life & physical sciences, law & politics, medicine, social & behavioral sciences, language & literature, and career guidance. Approximately 300 ebooks are single-user access titles; all other ebooks support multiple-user simultaneous use.

WorldCat via FirstSearch
WorldCat via FirstSearch provides bibliographic information for over 41 million books and multimedia owned by libraries worldwide.

Finding Books in the Library

Keyword Searches:
Keyword searching works well for most topics, but if you retreive a lot of 'misses' instead of 'hits', try searching by AUTHOR or SUBJECT.

Author Searches: To see which books the library own by a particular author, search last name, first name.  For well-known artists, search as if they are the authors:
Warhol, Andy

Subject Searches: To find books about an author as well as criticism and interpretation, use a subject search. Here are a few subject headings that might be useful:
Alternative mass media
Appropriation (Art)
Art and race
Assemblage (Art)
Commercial art
Ethnicity in art
Found objects (art)
Femininity in art
Gender identity in art
Identity (Psychology) in art
Masculinity in art
Minorities in art
Photography, artistic
Politics in art
Portraits as Topic
Race awareness in art
Race in art
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987--Criticism and interpretation

Please note: In AUTHOR, TITLE and SUBJECT searches, word order is important, but punctuaion and capitalization  is not.  Write down the call number and use the WHERE button to find the corresponding stack number and floor.

Book Search

Downloading to ebrary

You can download excerpts or even the full content of some books.
See our How-To guide on Ebook Downloads
This will work with any of the following readers:

    Sony Reader

And try our Ebrary User's Guide for further information

Contact Us

picture of Jennifer Richards
Fine Arts Librarian
(607) 274-1199

Hardware and Software in the Library

Use the library's photocopiers to scan images from print sources. We have 1 on the 2nd floor, and 1 on the 3rd floor.

In addition to these, there is one flat bed scanner in the Digital Media Lab on the 3rd floor.

Take a look at our list of hardware and software available in the library,