Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology

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Dictionary of Art Historians is a biographical dictionary of historians, museum directors and scholars of art put out by the Art Library at Duke University.

Encyclopedia of Islam, a resource for the history and culture of Islam, is available only through library web computers in Firestone Library, Marquand Library and Near East, Hellenic Graduate Study Room.

Grove Dictionary of Art Online The Dictionary of Art is available from all Princeton networked computers. The Grove Dictionary of Art Online provides Web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art. The material is regularly updated, and image links are included. The printed version is available in Marquand Library.

Handbook of Latin American Studies is available via the Web. The HLAS is an annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America. The bibliography covers the Humanities and the Social Sciences, and includes books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers.

International Medieval Bibliography The IMB database contains records deriving from articles published in periodicals and in miscellany volumes (conference proceedings, collected essays, Festschriften and exhibition catalogues) published world-wide. All subjects relating to the Middle Ages are included, within the date range 400-1500 AD. Geographical areas covered are Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan is available from all Princeton networked computers. The resource is a dictionary of Japanese culture, arts, politics and history. While the encyclopedia does not contain images or bibliography it does contain biographical information on individual artists, and is useful for defining terms and beginning research.

Oxford Classical Dictionary is available via Past Masters, a full text database of electronic texts. The database may be accessed from any Princeton networked computer.

Oxford English Dictionary is available from all Princeton networked computers.

Oxford Reference Online is available from all Princeton networked computers. Oxford Reference Online is the online version of Oxford's reference library, and includes A Dictionary of Architecture, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Oxford Dictionary of Art, A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art.

Perseus Digital Library is available via the Web. The library contains a wide range of primary source material and is especially useful for the study of classical antiquity and archaeology. Contains images from architecture and site catalogs; the sculpture collections from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Berlin Antikenmuseen, and the Musée du Louvre, Paris; the Dewing coin collection; and vase collections from the Berlin Antikenmuseen, Musée du Louvre, Paris, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvard University Art Museums, University of Mississippi, University of Pennsylvania, Rhode Island School of Design, Tampa Museum of Art and Toledo Museum of Art.

Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world up until 1800, as illustrated especially by The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.

Union List of Artist Names from the Getty Research Institute is a structured vocabulary of over 250,000 names and biographical information about artists.

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