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Information Literacy: Research Guides

What's in the Library Special Collections?

HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN THROUGH PUBLICATIONS
See samples of some of the fascinating books in the Otis College Library.

ARTISTS' BOOKS AT THE OTIS COLLEGE LIBRARY
Find out more about artists' books and Laboratory Press student work in the Otis College collections.

Who Was Millard Sheets Anyway?

What the Library Call Numbers Mean

Images, VIdeo, and Audio

Art History Courses Foundation Level

Materials-Related Research Guides

Art & Art History Research Resources

Art History Timeline: Pairs essays and works of art with chronologies, telling the story of art and global culture.

Smarthistory: Art History on Khan Academy is a collaboration of art historians, archeologists, curatorswho want to make the highest-quality art history learning content freely available to a global audience. Includes videos and written materials.

FINE ARTS PHOTOGRAPHY

Movies That Matter and Social Change

Research Guide for Movies that Matter and Social Change Through Media

MOVIES THAT MATTER AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Children's Books

This research guide for CHILDREN'S BOOKS covers children's book illustration as well as containing information on fairy tales, folklore, and legends.

Wikipedia

Wikipedia's most important role is to provide an introduction to the subject. It perfect for preliminary research and when you want just the facts.

There is much to know and there is an entire guide devoted to WIKIPEDIA.

Quality Web Sources

There is so much to know about what makes a quality web source that there is an entire GUIDE dedicated to the subject.

We now have a subscription to the New York Times. Set up your account and then you can search directly or through Google (by putting in "New York Times" and your subject).

Other L.A. Libraries

Product Design

Copyright & Fair Use

COPYRIGHT AND FAIR USE GUIDE
Includes info on Otis policies and guidelines for using copyrighted material in the classroom.

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