A quick list of resources to get you started:
Art Research (General):
Oxford Art Online (available on campus & off, via log-in)
Wilson Art Full Text (available on campus & off, via log-in)
Design Exchange (Canada)
ARTstor (requires log-in, available to NSCAD community)
FADIS (requires registration. Contact VRC staff for help)
Wilson Art Museum Image Gallery (Available on campus & off, via log-in)
Digital / New Media:
This free tutorial from the Virtual Training Suite is designed to help university students develop their Internet research skills.
It will teach you how to make discerning use of the Internet to find information for your coursework and assignments.
It's a great place to start!
"Founded in 1971, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a nonprofit arts organization that is a leading international resource for video and media art.
Humanities, Arts, Science & Technology Advanced Collaboratory
Independent Media Arts Preservation
"The Media Art Platform (MAP) is a social networking website for media art professionals and enthusiasts: for artists, developers, technicians, curators, researchers, lecturers, students and for anyone who is generally interested in media art."
An organization dedicated to new media art research. Includes the Rhizome ArtBase, an online archive of new media-based artwork.