Category Archives: Library Resources

Race and Video Games Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Friday

Interested in learning and writing about video games? Curious about game studies classes at Georgetown? Meet us at Lau and join remote participants at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Texas at Dallas in an afternoon of … Continue reading

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Restoring An Asian Cultural Heritage Collection

If you’ve taken Asian art history courses with Professor Michelle Wang, you probably already know about the International Dunhuang Project (IDP), an initiative based at the British Library to digitally catalog manuscripts, artworks, and archaeological artifacts from northwestern China and eastern Central Asia that are dispersed … Continue reading

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9 Things To Do First At The Library

1.) Watch the Library video tour: Introduce (or reintroduce!) yourself to Lau with our Library video tour. 2.) Stop by a Library Open House!: How do you find a book? How late is the Library open? Who can help answer the million other questions … Continue reading

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Library Open House this Thursday!

Now that Club Lau has passed (you only do it once) join us at the library again for some legitimately beneficial orientations. We want to make sure that you know everything we have to offer to help you through the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Getty Research Portal!

To celebrate its fourth anniversary, the Getty Research Institute (GRI) has launched an updated version of its research tool, the Getty Research Portal. A virtual library of art history texts, the newly redesigned Getty Research Portal offers more than 100,000 art … Continue reading

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Streaming News: Beyoncé and Criterion

Options for streaming two types of cinematic art–Criterion Collection films and Beyoncé’s new visual album Lemonade–have settled into two options. For better or worse, both require a subscription (but read on to discover similar material free from Lauinger). Beyoncé’s Lemonade, her recently … Continue reading

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Art books Are Art Objects

Yes yes, we live in a digital world and you do everything electronically and online–from taking and sharing photos to reading the newspaper to talking with your mom on Facebook. But art books really aren’t the same as digital facsimiles, … Continue reading

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New Issue of Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art

From friendly goldfinches to rock-eating artists and playful saints, the Winter 2016 issue of Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art offers a wide range of new scholarship on early/modern Dutch art. The publication is an open-access, refereed e-journal. Enjoy! Table of Contents, vol. 8:1 (2016): Kathryn … Continue reading

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New Art Books!

I love seeing new art books arrive at the library–it’s rewarding to see the brightly-colored physical manifestation of a citation or an online abstract. Every week I received dozens of citations of newly-published art books, and I look closely at the … Continue reading

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Corcoran Artist Vertical Files donated to Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Libraries is pleased to announce the donation of research ephemera for more than 8,000 artists from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to be housed at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery (AA/PG) Library. … Continue reading

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