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How to Locate Articles in Art Periodicals
The Art and Architecture Collection has large holdings of art periodicals, in bound volumes and on microfilm. The department has both mainstream and rare and unusual periodical holdings; many of these titles have had their contents indexed in periodical indexes. The Art and Architecture Dictionary Catalogue does have subject entries for certain articles that were indexed by the Library. This practice stopped after the Library's holdings were entered online on CATNYP (circa 1971).
The department has several important periodical indexes; these tools are mainly available both in print, and online either through our LAN or on cd-rom. They are:
Periodical articles can be located by subject and author in these indexes. The online versions of the indexes usually offer greater searching options. Once a periodical article has been located, it is most important to note the following information from the citation: full name of periodical; volume; date; page numbers. This information will allow you to accurately fill out a form when requesting the periodical at the Library.