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Key: = Misenheimer Print = Charlotte Print = Online (Library-Provided)* = Online (Internet Resource)
* Library-provided resources require your password for off-campus access
Getting Started/Reference Sources
American Museum of Photography: An outstanding collection of early photography, with information on the history and methods of photography.
Archives of American Art: Repository of primary materials relating to American art
CAMIO: Database of art images
Contemporary Artists, REF N6490.C6567 2001
Dictionary of Art, REF N31.D5 1996
Encyclopedia of Artists, REF N31.E53 2000
History of Art REF N5300.J3
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art, REF N33.M23
National Gallery of Art - The Collection: An online tour of the National Gallery, with extensive information about some works including criticism and artist information.
Oxford Companion to Western Art, REF N33.O923 2001
Oxford Dictionary of American Art & Artists, REF N6505.M59 2007
Oxford Dictionary of Art, REF N33.O93
More dictionaries and encyclopedias related to art are available in the Misenheimer reference room and the Charlotte library.
Art & Architecture Complete: Full text of 380 journals and over 200 books in art and architecture, along with indexing and abstracting of hundreds more journals and books and a collection of 63,000 images.
Academic Search Complete: Interdisciplinary index to journals, 8500 full text, majority are scholarly
You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Journal Finder. You can request articles in journals we don't own via interlibrary loan.
Pfeiffer's Catalog (no password needed). Books and e-books in both libraries. Art books usually have call numbers beginning with N and are located on the main stack level in Misenheimer. Misenheimer books can be sent to Charlotte and vice-versa.
WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.