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Finding Web Information
Searching for information on the web efficiently requires developing a search strategy. Is the information sought very specific? If so, a search engine is the best search tool to use with keywords to describe the exact information need. Unsure or looking for more general information on a topic? Start with a subject directory and search broad topics. Many specialized databases and search tools are also available on the web.
Recommended Web Sources
A website with thousands of resources on design. Try using a Google search with these keywords: designobserver emotions.
Art History Resources on the Web
An academic site with links to museums and galleries. Serves as a subject directory, a comprehensive art history site with thousands of live links.
A commercial site with links to museums and major galleries.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - Explore the Art
You'll be able to search the Museum's collection by object type, century, country and location in the Museum.
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Click on "Collection" to explore the Museum's database of images. Browse or search for work in their collection.
The Louvre, Paris, France
To see images of work in the Museum's collection, click on "Collection & Louvre Palace."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Click on "Collection" under the "Art" tab to see thousands of works in the Museum's collection.
The State Museum of the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
Click on "Explore The Hermitage" to see images from the Museum's collection, or create your own virtual collection online!
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