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Book Art Resources: Home

A guide to selected research resources about book art.

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Art Full Text covers several journals that discuss book art including: Afterimage, Art on Paper, Bonefolder, Hand Papermaking, Journal of Artists' Books, and Letter Arts Review.

Vended Periodical Index. Coverage: 1984 - Present; select full-text: 1997 - Present; abstracting: 1994 - Present.
Citations to articles from American and foreign periodicals and museum bulletins dealing with history of art, architecture and related disciplines. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Art Abstracts also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. For complete list of indexed journals, click here.


This guide provides an introduction to basic resources, at the library and on the web, to start research in the book arts, with an emphasis on the scholarly study of contemporary artists' books.  This guide does not provide links to "how-to" information or individual practitioners in book art.

Associate Director, Arts Library

Jae Rossman
The Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, 180 York Street.

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