Art History and Studio Art Research Guide: Reference Materials

Dictionaries (selected list)

The following are selected art dictionaries held in the Library's collections. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as art and dictionary.

Encyclopedias (selected list)

The following are selected art encyclopedias held in the Library's collections. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as art and encyclopedia.

Finding Online Reference Books

View a complete list of Electronic Encyclopedias in the Oviatt Library Catalog

To limit the list by subject or title:

  1. Click the Modify Search button.
  2. In the Keyword Search screen, type subject or title words in the second search box (under "encyclopedias").
  3. Click the Submit Search button. (Note: once you've modified the search, it will list both online and print encyclopedias. You can recognize an online encyclopedia by the [electronic resource] tag after the title.)