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AED 270: Introduction to Visual Culture & Learning

If you need assistance with your research, please don't hesitate to contact your subject librarian, Jen Bonnet.


You are to select and research a topic related to visual culture, present on the topic, and create a bibliography of resources used for the assignment (at least 6 resources).

Relevant Online Databases

Use the following databases to find resources on your topic(s).

Journal Articles

  • Art Full Text - articles on art, architecture, archaeology, crafts, design, museology, photography, television and textiles
  • ERIC - wealth of material on all aspects of teaching and education
  • Google Scholar - interdisciplinary search engine, with links to full-text library-licensed resources
  • JSTOR - digital archive of more than 1,000 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences
  • OneSearch - interdisciplinary search engine that searches the library catalog + a range of journals and online databases; can limit to scholarly articles and to Fogler resources
  • PsycInfo - index to the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines
  • Use the drop-down menu at to identify additional online databases where you might find research that addresses your topic.


  • URSUS - UMaine's library catalog of electronic and print books as well as journals, videos, maps, and more
  • WorldCat - catalog of library collections across the U.S. and around the world

Example Subject Terms to Use in Databases

  • Art and society -- History
  • Art and society -- United States
  • Art -- Psychology
  • Sex role in art
  • Feminism in art
  • Computer art
  • Interactive art
  • Multimedia (art)
  • Art -- Political aspects

Selected Materials (in URSUS)


Need images for your presentations?

Citing your Sources

Using Fogler Library

Where to go for Assistance

Created by: Jen Bonnet | Revised: 02/07/2014
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