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Summon will usually be your best starting point for finding articles, books and other material on your subject. Watch a video intro to Summon (4 mins) or see our collection of guides to making the most of Summon.


Art & Architecture Source is a major database of journal articles. Not all are in Summon, so it's worth searching separately.


Oxford Art Online contains several good introductory essays.