Library resources for learning about art, artists, and arts education.
Last Updated: Jul 10, 2014
Nearly 1 million images with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes.
These online resources can be used to find background material on your topic.
- Oxford Art Online - formerly Grove Art Online
Includes Grove Art Online (an online encyclopedia of the visual arts with over 45,000 articles and over 130,000 images), Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
- Oxford Reference Online - Art & Architecture
Full-text access to several Oxford University Press reference resources, including Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art, and Oxford Companion to Western Art.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art Timeline of Art History
The Timeline of Art History, a free web resource, is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.