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Online Reference Sources
Oxford Art Online
Contains the 34-volume reference set, The Grove Dictionary of Art, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and more.
Oxford Reference Online : Art & Architecture
Contains the complete texts of Oxford University Press dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference titles. Includes The Oxford Dictionary of Art, The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists, The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
Biography in Context
Information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes content from dozens of published reference works and hundreds of periodicals.
The academic alternative to Wikipedia! Provides access to nearly 500 encyclopedias and dictionaries. Search by concept map. Includes thousands of searchable images.
Here is just a selection of some of the print reference resources we have at the library. Use the library catalog to find more specific items on your topic and to find books in the circulating collection.
Materials and Techniques in the Decorative Arts
Publication Date: 2000
In our industrialized society, it is often difficult to Devoted to the fascinating materials and techniques used in the decorative arts. Each core material,(glass, ceramics, textiles, paper, plastics, leather, metal, stone, wood, and paint) is covered from its raw state through any processing or preparation to various craft stages and finally, to any surface finishing.
Guides to individual artists or cultures
Dictionary of Women Artists -- REF N8354. D5.3 1997
Contemporary Women Artists -- REF N8354 .C66 1999
North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century -- REF N6503. N6.7 1995
Encyclopedia of Latin American & Caribbean Art -- REF N6502 .E53 1999
St. James Guide to Native North American Artists -- REF E98.A7 S8 1998
St. James Guide to Black Artists -- REF N40. S7.8 1997
St. James Guide to Hispanic Artists -- REF N6538. H58 S7 2002
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