Reference Resources

Use these reference resources to find general and background information.


  • Oxford Art Online
    A comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day.
    note: Limited to 5 users at one time.
  • Credo Reference
    Credo Reference is a searchable reference database featuring more than 300 dictionaries and encyclopedias from major publishers.


  • Dictionary of Art – N31 .D5 1996
  • Encyclopedia of World Art – N31 .E533
  • Art History – N5300 .S76 2002
  • International dictionary of art and artists – N7425 .I6
  • Encyclopedia of comparative iconography : themes depicted in works of art -N7560 .E53 1998
  • Dictionary of subjects and symbols in art – N7560 .H35 2008
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