Welcome to the online version for AH 222 Byzantine Art Library Instruction. My name is Lisa Thornell and I am a Reference Librarian here at Fairfield University. I'll be assisting you by pointing to the best choices within the library for doing your research on your final project.
Feel free to come back throughout the semester for help remembering where to go within the library's resources to find good choices for your research.
If you need any further assistance, please contact me. Information is underneath my picture --->
Once you have selected your object, you will need to research your work of art to gain knowledge on its date, function, medium, imagery. To help you learn about the object it is helpful to ask yourself several questions, such as:
After you come up with your questions, make note of the keywords. It is also helpful to review the information provided on your object from the museum's website, if available, and look for keywords to help conduct your search.
Now you are ready to start using the tabs in this guide to find sources. The types of materials that you need to find for this assignment include print and online reference materials, books, and peer-reviewed articles.