Library Instruction for Precolumbian Art from Mesoamerica

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Published on January 22, 2008

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Library instruction based on class on Precolumbian art and architecture from Mesoamerica

Pre-Columbian Art & Architecture of Mesoamerica Day Date Time Professor Aztec Carving Tripod Vessel 300-600; Maya

Library Resources Library Website Find books & articles Writing Center Visual Resources Center Interlibrary Loan Ask-a-Librarian Library Catalog Books E-books Videos (VHS, DVD)

Library Website

Find books & articles

Writing Center

Visual Resources Center

Interlibrary Loan

Ask-a-Librarian

Library Catalog

Books

E-books

Videos (VHS, DVD)

Research Databases (so many choices!) Art Fulltext Wilson Omnifile Mega Edition JSTOR Grove Dictionary of Art Bibliography History of Art (BHA) Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals Project Muse WorldCat Library Resources (continued)

Research Databases (so many choices!)

Art Fulltext

Wilson Omnifile Mega Edition

JSTOR

Grove Dictionary of Art

Bibliography History of Art (BHA)

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Project Muse

WorldCat

Finding Books General Searches: PreColumbian Art PreColumbian Architecture Mesoamerica Art, Latin American Architecture, Latin American Latin America—Antiquities

General Searches:

PreColumbian Art

PreColumbian Architecture

Mesoamerica

Art, Latin American

Architecture, Latin American

Latin America—Antiquities

Subject Headings More specific searches by location / place, people, medium , time period , theme … *Similar search terms can be used for finding articles Location Indian architecture—Mexico Indian art—Mexico Art, Mexican

More specific searches by location / place, people, medium , time period , theme …

Search by…People Aztecs Mayas Olmecs

Search by…Medium Maya painting Aztec architecture Indian goldwork

Search by…Time Period Mexico – Antiquities Aztecs – Antiquities Olmecs – Antiquities

Search by…Theme Mythology Religion Symbolism in art Art and society

JOURNALS JSTOR: 1970 – 2004/Project Muse: 2004- Latin American Politics & Society 1918 – 1999 (JSTOR fulltext) Hispanic American Historical Review 1974 – 2003 (JSTOR fulltext) Latin American Perspectives 1990 – 2003 (JSTOR fulltext) Latin American Antiquity 1969 – 2001 (JSTOR fulltext) Journal of Latin American Studies 1981 – 1996 (JSTOR fulltext) Bulletin of Latin American Research 2000 to 2003 Southward Art 1989 – 1994 Latin American Art 1988 to present Artes de Mexico 1990 – 1997, 1999, 2004, 1999 – 2007 in Cambridge Fulltext Ancient Mesoamerica Oct. 2006 to present (also online) Arte al Día Internacional

Art History Resources on the Web: The Native Arts of the Americas and Oceania http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHamericasoceania.html Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Latino Art and Design http:// www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/LatinoArt.htm Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies http://www.famsi.org Institute for Mesoamerican Studies (University of Albany) http:// www.albany.edu/ims Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress http:// www.loc.gov/exhibits/kislak Websites

Art History Resources on the Web: The Native Arts of the Americas and Oceania

http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHamericasoceania.html

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Latino Art and Design

http:// www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/Art_and_Design/LatinoArt.htm

Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies

http://www.famsi.org

Institute for Mesoamerican Studies (University of Albany)

http:// www.albany.edu/ims

Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress

http:// www.loc.gov/exhibits/kislak

Metropolitan Museum of Art—Timeline of Art History Mesoamerica and Central America, 8000–2000 B.C. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/02/ca/ht02ca.htm 2. Mesoamerica and Central America, 2000–1000 B.C. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/03/ca/ht03ca.htm Musée Nacional de Antropología (Mexico City) http://www.mna.inah.gob.mx English version provides text and multimedia images Pre-Columbian Collection (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection) http:// www.doaks.org/pcwebsite/PCcollection.html Art of the Ancient Americas (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) http://www.mfa.org/collections/sub.asp?key=18&subkey=20 More Websites

Metropolitan Museum of Art—Timeline of Art History

Mesoamerica and Central America, 8000–2000 B.C.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/02/ca/ht02ca.htm

2. Mesoamerica and Central America, 2000–1000 B.C.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/03/ca/ht03ca.htm

Musée Nacional de Antropología (Mexico City)

http://www.mna.inah.gob.mx

English version provides text and multimedia images

Pre-Columbian Collection (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection) http:// www.doaks.org/pcwebsite/PCcollection.html

Art of the Ancient Americas (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

http://www.mfa.org/collections/sub.asp?key=18&subkey=20

Tips for Searching (for books, articles, websites…) Start with a general keyword search to see which subject headings work best. Try to think of different terms to describe your topic. Subject headings in the catalog are also links. Click on them to see what else you get.

Start with a general keyword search to see which subject headings work best.

Try to think of different terms to describe your topic.

Subject headings in the catalog are also links. Click on them to see what else you get.

Other Helpful Hints See Research at http://www.scad.edu.library for suggestions: Evaluating Information Resources Distinguishing between Scholarly & Popular Journals Researching a Topic See writing guides for art history: Writing the Art History Paper (Dartmouth College) http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/humanities/arthistory.shtml Art History Writing Guide (Wesleyan University) http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/workshop/departments/arha.html Writing for Art History (Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/arthistory.html

See Research at http://www.scad.edu.library for suggestions:

Evaluating Information Resources

Distinguishing between Scholarly & Popular Journals

Researching a Topic

See writing guides for art history:

Writing the Art History Paper (Dartmouth College) http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/humanities/arthistory.shtml

Art History Writing Guide (Wesleyan University)

http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/workshop/departments/arha.html

Writing for Art History (Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/arthistory.html

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