Public Art Resources


The following is a list of public art resources to help you locate information related to public art research. This information is primarily available through the Campbell Library or the interlibrary loan system. Please note you will need a Rowan University login to access many of these materials. It may also be possible to locate items using services at a public library,, or a popular search engine.


Research Resources and Tips

These links are Rowan University’s Campbell Library-related services.

Campbell Library’s Art Research Guide | This short guide will help you locate public art resources and citation recommendations.

Dissertations and Theses | These documents can help narrow topics and discover new or unpublished information. Use the Library Search to explore dissertations and theses using the “Refine Results” column on the left side. Select Resource Type: Dissertations

WorldCat | This resource is used to locate books and ebooks available at other libraries. Once you find the book, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Interlibrary Loan | This Rowan University Libraries service allows current faculty, students, and staff to request specific books from other libraries

Digital Scholarship Center | The DSC offers research assistance and media tools related to creative, research, and course projects.


List of Resources Related to Public Art

Rowan University’s Print Guide to the Public Art Collection (PDF: 4 MB)
Download and print a guide to Rowan University’s public art

List of traditional books and ebooks related to public art.

Films & Video

List of films and video related to public art and creativity.

Journal Articles
List of peer-reviewed articles about public art.

List of academic journals that deal with public art.

Newspaper & Magazine Articles
List of general audience articles related to public art.

List of podcasts related to public art and creativity.

Public Art Organizations
List of regional, national, and international organizations that focusing on public art.