Art and Art History: Biography & Background Research

Art Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

These and other art reference books are available on the first floor of Sterne Library. Browse the reference shelves at the given call numbers to find other encyclopedias and dictionaries in these subject areas.

Art Reference Sources on the Open Web

The following art reference websites and metasites are from reputable museums, libraries, and other institutions. Before using these sources for class assignments, find out if your instructor will accept open websites and/or information from non-library databases as sources in assignments.

Getty Vocabularies (Getty Research Institute)

Art Overviews

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