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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Art History Research Guide


Where to Find Art History Articles + Journals + Databases

The Library Search is a Great Starting Point for Books and Articles!

Use the search box below to search almost everything the library has to offer, or visit the library homepage. Checkout the How to Find Articles page in this guide for step-by-step directions.

Consider these pre-made searches for Art History: contemporary art history | decolonizing art history | Chicago art history

Art History: Best Bet Databases

Sometimes it is beneficial to go straight to databases focusing on the subject you're researching. To see a full list of databases for Art History - check out our Databases A-Z: Art History list. These databases are some of your best bets:

Art History Journals + Magazines

Consider exploring these journals relevant to Art History to read current conversations and get inspiration! You can also explore more journals and magazines using the search box. 

Journal Title Search

Art History Literature Indexes