Art History & Studio Art Subject Guide

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Welcome to the research guide for Art History. The menu on the left explains what is in this guide. This site is continuously updated by Yolanda Merrill, Humanities Librarian.

Picking Your Topic

Tips on Writing an Art History Paper

How To Write an Art History Paper. This paper by an art history student at Hamilton College is very helpful for learning how to research and  write a paper in art history. If focuses on methods and how to build your argument.

Writing Assistance

W&L students have access to tutorial assistance with their writing from two services on campus.

  • Writing Center    Peer tutors offer "individual tutorial assistance to students on any college writing task, from papers and lab reports in any stage of completion to resumes and application essays."   Located on the Main Floor of Leyburn Library.