Thank you for visiting! This site provides an overview of introductory materials
and search strategies for finding resources on outsider art. The
menu to the left contains the following:
Outsider Art has had many definitions over the last 20 years. This
section offers a basic summary of its most accepted incarnation,
as well as a sampling of experts' interpretations of the term.
Scope and Purpose:
The intention of this site and the types of resources included are
Search Terms: This is
a list of Library of Congress subject headings, as well as keywords
that may also be helpful when searching databases or search engines.
Call Numbers: This
includes various ranges of the Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal
System that contain works on outsider art.
Books: Well, these are
Print Journals: Journals
found at UNC libraries.
Online Resources: Relevant
web sites (organizations, museums, general resources), articles,
indexes and databases are listed here.