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Major Guides

Topic Guides

Class Guides

Animation

Artists' Books

coming soon!

Biomedical Art -- coming soon!

Caldecott Medal Winners

 

Ceramics

Citation Style Guide

 

Drawing -- coming soon!

Color

 

Game Design

Copyright

 

Glass

Health Hazards for the Artist

 

Graphic Design -- coming soon!

Making a Book

 

Illustration -- coming soon!

Money for Artists

 

Industrial Design

Myth & Symbols in Art

 

Interior Architecture -- coming soon!

Plagiarism

 

Jewelry + Metals -- coming soon!

Researching CMA Objects

 

Painting -- coming soon!

Researching Contemporary Artists

 

Photography + Video 

Social Practice in Art & Design 

 

Printmaking -- coming soon!

Writing an Artist Statement

 

Sculpture + Expanded Media -- coming soon!

 

 

The Gund Library at the Cleveland Institute of Art hopes these guides will help you get started with your research. Is there a guide you think would be useful?  Contact the library to request guides on a specific topic or for a particular class.

Instructional Videos

Understanding Art Terms
ARTstor Account Set-up
An Introduction to Art Source
An Introduction to Material ConneXion

 

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