This section links to resources that can be used to identify a variety of scholarly resources about an artist or work:
If the material you need is not available in Omni, you can request it using the blank request form found at the top of the Omni results screen under Interlibrary Loan.
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Scholarly resources about a work or an artist can be a source for clues of an item's provenance. Check for mention of the art work -- reference to provenance, bibliography, exhibitions, and other sources such as reference to others who are researching this artist or work.
Below are links to a number of sources for identifying theses and dissertations.
There are a variety of methods to be followed to access or obtain a thesis or dissertation, as described in the page called: How to get a thesis from another institution.
For the following databases, search on artist or work in the Subject/Artist field. "Book" is the publication type for monographs. "Essay" is the publication type for essays in collections/book chapters. (Note: Library catalogues will index a collection of essays by editor as author.)