Use these encyclopedias and dictionaries, found on the library's first floor, to help you find background information and sources for your research:
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.
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 :)
Credo will help you with definitions and longer overviews of topics in all subjects: history, culture, science and more.