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Art History Research - Guide for Students

You need to write an art history paper, do some research on your favorite artist, investigate how medieval artists made enamel chalices without modern tools we use today, or learn what Mughal paintings have to do with Christian images. You have many questions but do not know where to start, whom to ask for advise, how to find images and cite your sources, what you can find on the library shelves and on-line. The Art History faculty and librarians at Joyner library have prepared a handy tool for you to start. has selected sections on databases, reference resources, museums and collections, books, professional organizations for art and architectural historians, and more…


Everyone speaks about Blackboard and images from lectures to prepare for the exam. How do I access my Blackboard?Go to the site.
Once here you will need to use your ECU email address for the Username as well as your ECU email password for the Blackboard password.
Username: mcl1205
Password:123ARTSy (ECU email password)