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The Art & Nature Team Project: Library Resources

This information pathfinder is designed to help students with library research for the Art & Nature Project in the ARH1000 & BSC1050 Learning Community. Claudia Scalise & Chris Migliaccio, Instructors.

Books and eBooks

Streaming Videos

Through the Library, the MDC community has access to thousands of documentaries. Click here to go to Films on Demand's Art videos.  For access, you will need your MDC ID and PIN.

Films on Demand



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Art as Part of Nature (02:50)

From Title: Landscapes: The Sculpture Diaries


Markus Raetz: Art in Nature (02:48)

From Title: Markus Raetz: The Artist as Magician


Burtynsky Discovers His Theme (02:56)

From Title: TEDTalks: Edward Burtynsky—TED Prize Wish, Share the Story of Earth's Manufactured Landscapes


 Collective Unconscious Behaviors (02:10)

From Title: TEDTalks: Chris Jordan—Picturing Excess



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Articles & Journals



ARTstor is a digital library of over 1.5 million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences

Art Full Text (EBSCO)

(H.W. Wilson) - Full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publicationsnow with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.

Oxford Art Online (Oxford University Press)

(Oxford University Press) - Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (34 volumes, covering all aspects of the visual arts of every civilization from prehistory to the 1990s) with annual additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links.


(JSTOR) - Access back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Over 700 titles available.