ARTH319: Topics in the history of photography

Welcome to the Library's recommended resources for ARTH 319. This guide will help you find useful information for your essays and assignments. These resources are a good place to start, but this list is not exhaustive. If you need further help please contact your subject librarian.


If you are unfamiliar with your topic, learn more by browsing encyclopedias and subject dictionaries. Electronic items are online books. Click the link to Electronic Resource to read the book online.

Library Catalogues

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Library Catalogues

  • Te Puna
    You can search books on a specific topic held by all New Zealand libraries using Te Puna. Select National Union Catalogue from the databases list and connect. You can use the subject heading provided in the library catalogue to search books on photography. When finding books not held by our library and the Borrow Direct Libraries, you can use our interloan services.
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Journal articles

If you want to find articles on a topic but don't have a specific article or journal title in mind, use one of the recommended useful resources.

  • Bibliography of the History of Art
    Comprehensive art bibliography covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present. Encompasses the fine arts as well as decorative and applied arts.
  • ARTbibliographies Modern
    This collection includes books, articles exhibition catalogues, dissertations and reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th century onwards.
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index
    Details author, title and source information for scholarly resources published between 1975 and the present in a wide range of liberal arts and humanities disciplines.
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