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AR 252 (ST 252) Medicine and Visual Culture: Find Books

This guide will facilitate research for exploring the relationship between medicine and Western visual culture

Digital Libraries and Books Beyond Colby, Bates, Bowdoin

Books relating to Medicine in Visual Culture

Start with CBBcat to find books on artists, illustrators, and various topics and issues relating to the medicine and visual culture. Use WorldCat for a more complete representation of book material.



Advanced Search

Subject Headings and Keywords in CBBcat

Some suggestions (not exhaustive):

  1. Search by name (artist, person shown)
  2. Search by Subject:

3. Search by Keyword: Group similar concepts together to better organize your search strategy

  • anatomy, medicine, medical, disease, pandemic, health, science, etc.
  • art, art*, visual, photograph*, caricature*, prints, illustrat*, paintings, image*, imaging, digital, etc.
  • history, culture, society, satire
  • Georgraphical terms: (Great Britain or England), America*, (China or Chinese), etc.
  • Time period: 19th century, 1832, modern, contemporary, historical

SAMPLE SEARCH: (cholera OR disease) AND 19th century AND (England or Britain)


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