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Photo by Emmanings " The Islita Contemporary Art Museum features are in unexpected places." 2005. Used under Creative Commons license.Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

This guide is to help MICA students and researchers find resources you need to fulfill your coursework and build your research skills. We are also happy to assist in person at the Information Desk on the lower level of the Library. Our contact information is to the right. We hope to see you soon!


Decker Library Catalog Search

Helpful Decker Library Databases

Use these to find articles and information on materials for your projects.

  • Masters Thesis Collection
    MICA graduates
  • Art Source  
    Covers a broad range of art and architecture subjects, with 600+ full-text journals, 220+ full-text books, and 63,0000+ images.
  • Credo Reference
    Full text, fully searchable content from hundreds of reference books in a broad range of subjects - this link searches across all titles and subjects.
  • Desigh and Applied ArtsIndex
    Indexes and abstracts 500+ design and craft journals published 1973-present, plus data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc.
  • JSTOR  
    Full-text for 300+ scholarly journals.
  • Oxford Art Online
    Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
    The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
    Grove Art Online
    Oxford Companion to Western Art

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