Welcome to the General Reference page. On this page, you will find information regarding materials located in the reference section of the Woodruff Library. For reference materials specific to individual fields or time periods, please consult the 'Time Periods' and 'Formats' pages.
Oxford Art Online (incl. Grove Art and Benezit's)
Oxford Art Online includes Grove Art Online (an encyclopedia of over 40,000 articles covering art, artists, and all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography, as well as digital images of the most frequently studied works of art) Benezit's,The Oxford Companion to Western Art (entries with reliable coverage of artists and their work), Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (entries by art historians, philosophers, and theorists), and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts).
Art Books: A Basic Bibliography of Monographs on Artists
Reference Z5938 .F73 1997
The Arts of Africa: An Annotated Bibliography (1986-1992)
Reference Z5961 .A35 A7
Fine Arts: A Bibliographic Guide to Basic Reference Works, Histories, and Handbooks
Reference Z5931 .E47 1990
Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
Reference N31 .E55
Guide to Research in Classical Art and Mythology
Reference N7760 .V3 1991
Guide to the Literature of Art History
Reference Z5931 .A67