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ART309W Art+Land:Artists Engage the Environment: Finding Books

Force Majeur Variation: Sierra Nevada Adaptation

Helen and Newton Harrison

Amy Franceschini, VG2007+ Planting Party Poster, April 22

Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Landfill Cross Section

UP 2U: Moth Cinema, Natalie Jeremijenko


There may not be an entire book written about your artist, however there could be a chapter or two.

You may not have to read an entire book! Academic works are written so that relevant sections/chapters are easily identifiable.

E-Book Sources

The JKM Library has access to over 500,000 ebooks!  Use the links below to search our various ebook collections:

Books in the JKM Library

To find a book held by the JKM Library, search the Online Catalog:



If the library does not have a book you need, try EZBorrow, a consortia of libraries that share their collections.

Subject Headings

Subject Headings are used to classify materials and can quickly help you locate relevant material.

To apply subject headings, use the Advanced Search Mode in Discovery.

In the Select a Field box, choose SU Subject Terms and then type in one of the terms below.

  • Environment (Art)
  • Environmental protection in art
  • Ecology in art
  • Earthworks (Art)

Other Searching Tips

Using the artist name will yield results mentioning the artist.

Artist interviews can yield useful information ex:Helen Mayer Harrison AND Interview

Don't forget to explore broader themes of artists' works, ex:art AND land reclamation

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