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Book Arts: Resources

Academic Databases

Many scholars in the academic disciplines of literary studies, art, and communication studies have a keen interest in exploring and interpreting artists' books.  Each of the databases below will help you identify scholarly articles written from these disciplinary perspectives. 

Additional Resources

23 Sandy Gallery Online gallery maintained by Laura Russell, offers information and resources on book art and artists. 

Book Arts Newsletter Published monthly by Sara Bodman of the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.

Book Arts Web This comprehensive web site provides access to myriad of resources including links to book arts organizations, publications, education materials, online exhibitions, blogs, papermaking,  letterpress and printing resources, as well as basic copyright information.

Booklyn Booklyn supports artists and organizations committed to environmental and social justice.

Codex A foundation supporting the book arts, with an international conference held every two years.  

Vamp & Tramp A vendor of artists’ books, the website provides a listing of current artists and works for purchase.

Women’s Studio Workshop Supporting women in the book and paper arts, this organization offers residencies as well as represents book artists.