Introduction to Pathfinder

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:

Definition: 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 described here.

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 books.

Print Journals: Journals found at UNC libraries.

Online Resources: Relevant web sites (organizations, museums, general resources), articles, indexes and databases are listed here.


This site created by Kristin Fiore on March 3, 2003 and last updated March 17, 2003.

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