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Fine Arts Research

Books on shelfStart your research in Franklin and then explore subject-specific resources here. You'll also find print books and website suggestions on the Resources by Discipline page.

Selected Databases

Specialized Catalogs

Art Discovery Group Catalogue

Art Discovery lets you "search within this specialized subset of Worldcat data to hone in on a vast trove of art-historical literature held in an ever-increasing number of the world’s finest art libraries."

Once you find the title of a book, search Franklin to find Penn Libraries' copy or to request a copy through Borrow Direct or EZ Borrow.