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Art Research Guide

Welcome to the Art Research Guide! 

Use the menu to the left (or above on mobile devices) to explore databases and books that are best suited to your discipline.

Search the catalogue to find additional books, articles, journals, videos, and images!

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 Library Services 

Research Help:

Book a Teams meeting with an OCAD U Librarian for research help through our Virtual Reference Desk at


Email your research questions any time to 

Circulation inquiries (questions about overdue books, holds, blocks):

Email your circulation questions to 

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Class Visits - Library Research and Information Literacy Skills

Email the Library at to book a class visit that can be customized to suit your course content. 

Email Archivist Madeleine Bognar at to book a class visit about archival or primary source research.