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ART 263: Digital Photography

Library research assignment as preparation for presentation about an artist/photographer

General Reference Sources

Oxford Art Online.  Grove Dictionary of Art.  Premier Art reference source and your best starting point.  Includes the following online books that can be searched together or separately.

  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Art
  • A Dictionary of Modern Design
  • The Oxford Companion to the Photograph
  • A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art
  • The Oxford Companion to Western Art

Art and Architecture Thesaurus

Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)  Getty Research Institute.  Searchable database of artists' names.  Useful when you don't know the when or where of an artist.

Style Guides & Writing Resources

Style Guides & Information on Citing Sources

The Chicago manual of style. Call No.: Z253 .U69 2010 Location: 2nd Floor; Valley Library Reference desk.  This is the complete manual.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online . The tools page provides access to abbreviated version of the manual including manuscript preparation and the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide.