York University's Scott Library offers a wide array of material of interest to the Visual Arts student:
Archives & Special Collections hold a large variety of catalogues, rare books, private archives and special collections. Almost all of the material in Archives and Special Collections is searchable through Yorkline: www.library.yorku.ca
The Sound and Moving Image Library offers an extensive collection of film and videos by artists as well as videos and DVDs about art, and artists' bibliographies.
York University also offers access to important art periodical indexes and databases, including the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Bibliography of the History of Art, which can be searched online.