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The library offers more than 3,000 scholarly journal titles, including over 1,000 current subscriptions to scholarly journals of art history in Western languages. A selection of current newspapers and general-interest magazines is available in the periodicals reading room.

Some titles are available online in the library on the publishers’ own websites or in full-text databases such as JSTOR and Project Muse. Bibliographic databases such as Art Bibliographies Modern (for art after 1850), Bibliography of the History of Art, and the Wilson Art Index are also available on site.

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Contact the library or call (202) 842-6511

Contact image collections or call (202) 842-6026

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4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

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National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785

In the Library: Recent Acquisitions, 2018–2019