Selected Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
The Pergamon dictionary of art
HQBrown Reference N33 .M5 1965
A dictionary of art and artists
HQBrown Reference N31 .M8
Encyclopedia of world art
HQBrown Reference N31 .E533
Online Reference Resources
An online reference library that provides access to reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, books of quotations, as well as a range of subject-specific titles
Grove Art Online (via Oxford Art Online)EBSCO eBook Collection [off-campus]
Includes access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols.), The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Electronic books (e-books) with an imprint earlier than 2005 on many academic subjects. This collection was formerly known as NetLibrary.
Indexes/Abstracts & Online Databases
HQBrown Reference Z5937 .A78
Readers Guide to Periodical Literature
HQBrown Reference A13 .R48
Fine Arts and Architecture Index
Art Full Text [1929 - ] (Osearch Interface )
Index, abstracts, and full text for articles in art.
Art Index Retrospective [1929-1984] (EBSCO Interface) [off-campus]
Index and abstracts for articles in art.
Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals [off-campus]
Index to articles from 42 art periodicals published in 19th century U.S.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities
Academic Search Complete [off-campus]
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.
Images and Digital Media
The ART Collection
Digital images of works of art from museums around the world.
Art and Architecture Digital Resources
Art and architecture digital images from licensed sources, plus contributions from Ohio museums, libraries, and universities.
Saskia Art History Images
Digital images of works of Western Art.
Selected Web Resources
Timeline of Art History
"The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.The Museum's curatorial, conservation, and education staff—the largest team of art experts anywhere in the world—research and write the Timeline, which is an invaluable reference and research tool for students, educators, scholars, and anyone interested in the study of art history and related subjects. First launched in 2000, the Timeline now extends from prehistory to the present day. The Timeline will continue to expand in scope and depth, and also reflect the most up–to–date scholarship."
Art History Resources on the Web
Provides access to a range of sites dealing with Art.
A project by the Library of Congress to make available collections of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history.
Smithsonian American Art Museum - Collections & Exhibitions
Provides access to over 4,000 images, Helios (an online photography center) and virtual exhibitions.
Web Gallery of Art
A virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.