Art & Architecture

Online Reference Sources

General dictionaries of art and architecture, special dictionaries and guides to design, 20th-century art, western art published by Oxford University Press.

Fine arts auction prices & indices, with detailed auction sales results.

Includes Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Berg fashion e-books, color images from noted costume collections, and fashion reference material.

1847+

Contains clothing patterns used by home-sewers. Please request the username/password at the Neilson reference desk or in Hillyer.

A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies in the humanities & social sciences; each entry offers a guided tour through key literature on a topic.

Reference content & commentary by renowned scholars, plus Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps & timelines. Includes Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and other core reference works on Islam.

Biographical Sources

Nearly 170,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day.

MLIN

Biographies from dictionaries, encyclopedias, and magazines. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)

Searchable biographies from Who's Who in America, Who was Who in America, and the regional and subject Who's Who titles.