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Art Appreciation: Web Resources

A guide to resources on the visual arts.

Domain Suffixes

The domain suffix of a website (the postscript at the end of a web address) can be a good indicator of the the website's authority and accuracy.

  • .com Commercial Site
  • .gov Government Agency
  • .edu Higher Education
  • .org Organization. May be charitable, religious, or a lobbying group.
  • .mil Military
  • .net Internet Service Provider
As you conduct your research, you may find external website sources providing additional information, research or commentary. As with any external source, please fully evaluate and verify against assignment resource parameters. If you have questions on selection of a resource, please feel free to connect with the course professor for review.

Library vs. Google

Online Art Resources

How Do I Evaluate Websites for Credibility?

How do I know if a website is credible?

Use this checklist to help you evaluate the credibility of websites as research sources.

Resource Types