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Art 55: Articles on Artists

How to Access a Database

Finding articles in a Research Database

Many of the Library's databases contain electronic copies of articles from newspapers, magazine and journals. You may access and conduct research in these databases from off campus.To do so, you will need to select the database and log in with your name and student ID number.

Evergreen Valley College Library subscribes to several databases that will help you find articles on topics in art, art history, and design. Try the databases below for access to hundreds of articles on the artist you select for your project.

Accessing Databases

To access databases from the library's website:

1. Go to the library's website

2. Select Online Articles.

3. Click on the database of your choice

4. If off campus, use Single Sign-On to have access to the databases

Activity #2


  1. Go to the database Biography in Context.
  2. Search for one of the artists you found in Activity #1
  3. Find a relevant article about your artist. Use the built in citation tool to generate the MLA citation for the article
  4. Write the MLA citation in the Activity #2 section of your handout (to same time, for this activity you do not need to include the URL):