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ART264: Modern Art (2020): Reference & Web Sources

A guide for students in Professor Genevieve Hendricks's class, created by Librarian Maryke Barber

Architecture Encyclopedias and Dictionaries in the Library

Use these encyclopedias and dictionaries, found on the library's first floor, to help you find background information and sources for your research:

Recommended Encyclopedias - a Sample!

Don't forget the encyclopedias in history and culture - they can help you quickly find reliable information about culture, society and other aspects of your topic.

Grove/Oxford Art Online Encyclopedia

Search this excellent art encyclopedia for information about genres, movements, and artists. Look for the results from Grove Art Online and note the "Image" tab for each entry.

Note: our subscription works for 5 users at a time, if it won't load try one of the resources below and then come back to Grove :)

Useful Web Sites

Credo: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and More, oh My....

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Credo will help you with definitions and longer overviews of topics in all subjects: history, culture, science and more.

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Maryke Barber
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Office: Wyndham Robertson Library, 1st floor, Room 102

B.F.A., Music Theatre, Shenandoah College and Conservatory
M.F.A., Theatre, Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., Information Science, University of Tennessee
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Subjects:Art, Dance, Film, Music , Theatre