Art: Find Books and eBooks

Use this guide to locate information on artists, artistic periods or styles, and individual works of art.

Art Quote

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." ~ Aristotle

Art eBooks from the Getty Publications Virtual Library

Catalog Search

CS Library

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

OhioLINK Catalog Search


Still can't find what you're looking for? Try OhioLINK. Use your name and Cougar ID to request items be delivered to the Columbus State Community College library.


Print Books to Check Out

Art eBooks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has over 456 freely available ebooks, museum journals and other publications online! Select "Book Titles with full-text online." The other online titles may have a charge to view and/or download.

Ohio Artists


Reference Books

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