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Art Resources
Compiled by Prof. Jacqueline Elsas
February 2005


Encyclopedia of World Art

Ref. N31.E4833

Grove Dictionary of Art

Ref. N31.D5 1996

Thieme Becker Allgemeines Lexicon

Ref. N40.T4 1996

Modern Arts Criticism

Ref. N40.M63

Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990's

Ref. NX650.M9R45 1993

Great Events from History: Arts and Culture

Ref. NX456.G72 1993


Dictionary of the Middle Ages

Ref. D114.D5 1982

Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Ref. CB5.D52

Encyclopedia of Psychology

Ref. BF31.E562 2000bx

Survey of Social Science - Psychology

Ref. BF31.S79 1993

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance

Ref. CB361.E52 1999

And LIUCat (the Library's online catalog) for additional books


Art Information:
Oxford Art Online
Art Resources on the Internet
Subject Access to Collections
African American Art
Virtual Reference Collection

Other Information:
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Google Image


LIU Post Library Resources:
Remote Access to databases (with LIU username and password)
Reference Homepage
Digital Initiatives Department and Art Slide Library
Library Homepage

The following databases are available on campus and from home. Your LIU username and password will provide access from off campus.

These databases will provide many full-text articles about art, humanities, and historical topics, and will be especially useful for finding relevant information in these areas.

Grove Dictionary of Art (Oxford Art Online) Library databases
This database supplements the 34-volume print set with added Image files, Related articles and additional web resources.

Academic OneFile Library databases
Use this database to find many current, full-text articles on a specific topic. The Advanced Search feature is useful for combining terms and narrowing your topics. Click on Full-text button to retrieve only full-text and/or Scholarly for peer-reviewed articles.

ProQuest Research Library Library databases
These databases provide a wealth of information in full-text articles. Use the Advanced Search to locate articles by specific publication and/or subject heading.

JSTOR Library databases
This full-text database provides many current and retrospective scholarly articles on a wide variety of subjects.

Finding full-text in a library database or hardcopy collections:
Use Ebsco A-to-Z to determine if the Library subscribes to a database that includes the full-text of the journal you need or owns the journal in our print and microform collections. Enter the name of the journal here and then click on the sources.

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