Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster

Painting

Getting started in research?

Resources: links to samples from our print, electronic, and DVD collections.  Links to relevant websites.
Reference works: our print and online reference books are great starting points for your research.
Both formats cover a wide range of topics, summaries of key works and historical perspectives. Bibliographies and Works Cited can point you to additional relevant resources.  Print reference resources in the library offer always-available-in-library works for up-to-date, broad overviews of critical information. Online reference works are fully searchable, full text, and can be accessed from home and your mobile devices.

Books: both in print and e-books, can be borrowed or viewed on any device. Look in the 700's call # section for books on all the arts.
Databases & Media: We offer thousands of scholarly articles in electronic format through our databases.  They are subject specific as well as multi-disciplinary.  We also have image databases, music databases, film databases. You can search the collection for DVD's on artists and related topics.
Websites: so many sites, so little time!  You will have quick access to a variety of links here: images, criticism, and eras/schools.
How do I search?
Search 95% of our collection of resources using the Discover DeWitt search tool: view the quick tutorial below to learn how to use it most efficiently!