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Quick Guide to Online Research

This guide is a primer on conducting scholarly research remotely, highlighting the most fundamental, important, and most powerful resources available to Sotheby's Institute of Art, New York MA students, faculty, and staff.


The Library provides access thousands of Ebooks. 

Introduction to Finding EBooks from Eric Wolf on Vimeo.

The largest collection is ProQuest Ebook Central An interdisciplinary ebook collection of over 125,000 books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas. Search the entire collection or browse by subject. Read the ebooks online or download onto multiple devices.  Your SSO is required for access.

Other Ebook offerings can be found in our A-Z List of Ebooks.

The librarians can assist in finding other sources, including full texts of museum publications from various important museums.

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