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Art Research Guide


Self Portrait panting of Judith LeysterArt Research

This guide will help you with your art research by providing search strategies and pointing you to resources like books, eBooks, articles, media, local museums and galleries, and citation help for your assignments.
Self-portrait (1630) by Judith Leyster

Library Resources Online


home desk with computer, cell phone, notepad, and flowers​The Mesa Library provides online access to over 100 article and streaming databases, over 85,000 print books, as well as over 35,000 electronic books to currently enrolled Mesa students and Mesa employees. ​ You can access these through the Mesa Library website. 

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Off Campus Access

Mesa College students, faculty, and staff can access to the Library's subscription databases and electronic books from the  Mesa College Library Home Page

Electronic Books are listed in the Library Catalog

Electronic Journals, Newspapers, and Reference Resources - click on the "A-Z Databases" link or from the "List of Magazines, Journals, and Newspapers" link.

When you click on the database or ebook link, you will be prompted for your SDCCD email and your email password.

Problems or questions?  Contact the Library Reference Desk at 619 388-2660.

Below is our "One Search" tool. Use the search box to find articles, books and more from the Mesa College library. Just put in your search term and give it a try!