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Humanities 151: Art

by Cindy L. Yonovich

Art Reference Database (OXFORD/GROVE ART ONLINE) & Web Sites (DIA & TMA)

Reference Databases--
  • Online handbooks, dictionaries, and encyclopedias
  • Use for overview information, definitions, historical perspective, & criticism
  • Ask the librarian or your instructor for assistance
Web sites--
  • To identify, update & expand information
  • Use carefully selected Search Engines
  • Always carefully evaluate each web site
    • Author
    • Authenticity
    • Currency

Reference Database--Oxford/Grove Art Online

Use Oxford/Grove Art Online for the fine arts to obtain scholarly articles and images for a wide variety of art--


  • Enter your search terms in the SEARCH Box
  • Check LIMITER Boxes as needed
  • Click on SEARCH



  • Scroll down and view the results
  • Click on the link for the image or article needed
  • View and evaluate individual items


ITEMS in Oxford/Grove Art Online

  • CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE link and print an image
  • Click the PRINT button for printing articles
  • FOR ALL ITEMS make sure you click on the CITE link
    • Build your citation
    • Include the citation with all images and articles for proper documentation


Web Sites--Detroit Institute of Arts Museum & Toledo Museum of Art

Look for--

  • Location & parking info
  • Ticket prices
  • Hours
  • Special exhibits
  • Programs

Look for:

  • Location & parking info
  • Ticket prices
  • Hours
  • Special exhibits
  • Programs

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