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PTDW Fight Against Inequity and Racism Guide

PTDW’s Fight Against Inequity and Racism (FAIR) Library Guide

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Other Ways to Search for Writing Using Flaxman Library
SAIC's John M. Flaxman Library is a great starting point for relevant texts. Library staff collaborate with every program at the School to support teaching, learning and research across the entire curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Hundreds of thousands of books, magazines, movies and sound recordings are available on interdisciplinary topics in late 20th and 21st century art and design, with several thousand new items added annually. A continuously growing number of scholarly resources are available online, including ebooks, ejournals, databases, digital images and streaming videos. 

Use the search box below to find almost everything the library has to offer, or visit the library homepage. Checkout the How to Find Books page  for step-by-step directions + a video demonstration for finding books in Flaxman Library.

PRO TIP: remember to sign in with your ARTIC login.

Consider these pre-made searches: race and "contemporary art” | “African American” art | decolonizing art | Latinx art

Borrowing Books Beyond SAIC
If you cannot find what you're looking for at Flaxman, see the links below for other services that are available.

Other Places to Find Texts

Don’t forget about the databases that Flaxman Library licenses and makes available to the SAIC community through your ARTIC login. Here’s a few of the best bets: