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Wilson Library: Art and Artist Research


Powerful encyclopedia for background information.


Select “Student” option. "Advanced" will have more results at more complex reading levels.

Home username: natick

Home pswd: worldbook


Contextual information on the world's most influential people. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.


The Fine Arts & Music Collection places over 10 million articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Searchable New York Times articles going back to 1985.

Project Resources

Citation Help

*** If you use a website, be sure your citing the source-- GOOGLE is often NOT the source but the portal to get there.


Website Citation Template:

Author lastname, Author firstname. “Title of article or page.” Name of Website, link to page. Publisher (only if different from website title), date published. Accessed Today’s Date.