The Art Library provides numerous avenues for research. As part of Florida State University a rich variety of proprietary research databases are available, however access is only available to these databases from within the Art Library. The following resources are web based and may be accessed from any Internet connection.
Digital Image Collection
View thousands of images from the Special Collections of the Ringling Art Library. High-resolution Images of John Ringling's personal library, rare Circus books, and others will give you a glimpse into our rare vault.View Digital Images
This site provides full text publications including highlights from John Ringling’s personal library, Ringling Museum publications, exhibition guides and catalogs, as well as newsletters, reports & symposia.View E-Book Collection
This helpful information organized by topic provides an excellent starting places for many research projects.The guides provide summaries and bibliographies on our venues, as well as traveling exhibitions and artists represented at The Ringling.Research Guides
The collection is searchable through the FSU Libraries Catalog. Search for books, periodicals, catalogs, special collections, and websites. Please Note: You will be redirected to the FSU Libraries home page when you search our catalog.Search the Catalog
When is the Library open? What services do you offer? What can I research while there? Check out our security policy, what we can assist you with, and what we are all about.Learn more about Art Library Hours and Policies
Do you need to research an art history topic and don’t know where to start? Need to study for that art history exam? Ask a Librarian! Please Note: We do not appraise or authenticate art.Ask a Question