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Digital Reference Shelf: Art
A list of MSUM's digital encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.
A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.
Explore thousands of artworks in the museum’s wide-ranging collection—from world-renowned icons to lesser-known gems from every corner of the globe—as well as books, writings, reference materials, and other resources.
Oxford Art Online offers users the ability to search Grove Art Online and other Oxford art reference resources in one location. Grove Art Online is the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of visual art. It includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, (1996, 34 volumes) – the landmark reference work containing more than 45,000 articles. Includes access to additional Oxford art titles, including the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.
MSUM's subscription allows three simultaneous users.
Oxford Art Online enables access and cross-search functionality to Grove and Oxford reference content in one location. Provides access to Grove Art Online, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Includes image partnerships with ARTstor, the British Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Images for College Teaching, Art Resource, Artists Rights Society and numerous international art galleries and artists.