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ARTE 313: Fiber Exploration

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Rachel Crane
1845 Fairmount
122A Ablah Library
Wichita, Kansas 67260-0068
(316) 978-5078
Office Hours: Tuesdays in MALIC 9-11 Wednesdays in Ablah Library 10-11

Subject Headings and Keywords

Some suggested Subject Headings:

Art -- Study and Teaching




Hand weaving


Lace and Lace Making





Textile crafts

Textile fabrics

Textile fabrics -- History


Suggestions for additional keywords:

"fabric art?"; "textile art"; the type of fiber art (i.e. tapestry); the type of creator (i.e. weaver); a particular artist with works in the fiber arts (i.e. Faith Ringgold) are all possibilities.

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Welcome to the Library Course Page for Fiber Exploration ARTE 313

This guide is intended to help you locate information for your research and to complete your assignments. If you need any further assistance, please contact your librarian, Rachel Crane, by email at: or by phone at 316-978-5078.

For more information on other art-related issues, please explore the:
WSU Libraries subject guide for Art & Design.

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Online Resources

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The CAARP Test

Use this set of criteria to help you evaluate the quality of the information you find, in print and online.






The handout below provides a more detailed description of the criteria used for evaluating information sources, including websites.

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