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Survey of History of Art I (Wayne College): Art Object Research Project: Books

Get started with your research by using primary sources, books and journals

E Book Databases

UL Catalog

OhioLINK Catalog Search

Searching the Catalog

You can search the University of Akron Libraries Catalog to find direct references to primary source material. 

Expand  your search to the OhioLINK catalog and request material to be sent to Wayne College Library.

Perform a keyword search of your topic and add any of the terms below:

  • Archives
  • Charters
  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Description and travel
  • Documents
  • Early works
  • Interviews
  • Letters
  • Manuscripts
  • Oratory
  • Pamphlets
  • Personal narratives
  • Primary sources
  • Sources
  • Speeches

For example: 

Chinese art 

Greek Sculpture 

Ancient art and  (your art object)

Medieval art and sources

Early Medieval art




  • The library provides access to an extensive collection of ebooks made available through our databases
  • They are available to you wherever you have an internet connection, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • They can be downloaded to your computer or device (depending on the limits set by the provider) or read online.
  • They are available free to UA patrons by logging in with a UAnet ID and password. 

Under the "View Entire Collection" dropbox select Electronic Books.