For tips on citation format, please see Diana Hacker's Humanities: Documenting Sources (bcs.bedfordstmartins.com) or the MLA Formatting and Style Guide courtesy of the OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab (owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01).
Reference books are shelved by Library of Congress call number in the reference stacks on the first floor of the Ruth Haas Library. They may not be checked out, but photocopiers are available for student use on the first and third floors of the Haas Library.
|Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online)||Online under Databases A-Z via the WCSU Libraries Homepage|
|The Art Atlas edited by John Onions||Ref N 5300.A77 2008|
|The Dictionary of Art. 34 volumes (print version of Oxford Art Online).||Ref N 31.D5 1996|
|American Art Directory. Biennial.||Ref N 50.A54|
|Atlas of World Art||Ref N 5300.A85 2004|
|The Book of Art. 10 volumes.||Ref N 31.B6 1985|
|Encyclopedia of World Art. 16 volumes.||Ref N 31.N533 1966|
|Facts on File Encyclopedia of Art. 5 volumes.||Ref N 31.F33 2005|
|Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Global History. 13th edition.||Ref N 5300.G25 2009 - On Closed Reserve at Circ Desk|
|Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition. 7th edition.||Ref N 5300.J3 2007 - On Closed Reserve at Circ Desk|
|McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art. 5 volumes.||Ref N 33.M23 1969|
|The Oxford Companion to Western Art||Ref N 33.O923 2001|
|The Adeline Art Dictionary||Ref N 33.A223 1966|
|Artwords: A Glossary of Contemporary Art Theory||Ref N 71.P32 1997|
|The Continuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in Art||Ref GR 705.W47 2004|
|Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art. Second edition.||Ref N 7560.H34 2008|
|The Dictionary of Symbols in Western Art||Ref N 7740.C29 1995|
|A Dictionary of Terms in Art||Ref N 33.P2 1969|
|Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. 2 volumes.||Ref N 7560.E53 1998|
|Encyclopedia of Themes and Subjects in Painting||Ref ND 1288.D3 1971|
|Gods and Heroes of Classical Antiquity (Flammarion Iconographic Guides)||Ref N 7760.A34 1996|
|The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art||Ref N 8510.G76 2008|
|The Language of Art from A to Z||Ref N 33.L346 1997|
|The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists||Ref N 6505.M59 2007|
|The Oxford Dictionary of Art. Third edition.||Ref N 33.O93 2004|
|The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists. Revised edition.||Ref N 33.T53 1994|
|Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery||Ref NK 1483.A1.W37 2008x|
|A Companion to Medieval Art||Ref N 5970.C56 2006|
|A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art||Ref N 6490.C5317 1998|
|Encyclopedia of American Art before 1914||Ref N 6507.E53 2000|
|Encyclopedia of Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art. 2 volumes.||Ref N 6370.E53 1999|
|Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Art||Ref N 6502.E53 1999|
|The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art. 5 volumes.||Ref N 6505.G76 2011|
|The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture. 2 volumes.||Ref N 5610.G76 2007|
|The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture. 3 volumes.||Ref N 6260.G75 2009|
|A Handbook of Greek Art||Ref N 5630.R49|
|Historical Dictionary of Baroque Art and Architecture||Ref N 6415.B3.Z57 2010|
|Historical Dictionary of Surrealism||Ref NX 456.5.S8.A87 2010|
|History of Italian Renaissance Art||Ref N 6915.H37 1975|
|Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern Art||Ref N 6450.H813 1981|
|The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Art||Ref N 6490.O94 1981|
|Renaissance Art and Architecture||Ref N 6370.C32 2004|
|Roman Art||Ref N 5760.S68|
|Understanding Greek Vases: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques||Ref NK 4645.C57 2002|
|A Dictionary of Modern Design||Ref NK 1165.W66 2004|
|Encyclopedia of Painting||Ref ND 30.E5 1979|
|Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography. 2 volumes.||Ref ML TR 9.H25 2008|
|The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography. Third edition.||Ref TR 9.F6 1993|
|Index to Reproductions of American Paintings||Ref ND 205.S575 1977|
|The Manual of Photography: Photographic and Digital Imaging. 9th edition.||Ref TR 145.M315 2000|
|The Oxford Companion to J.M.W. Turner||Ref ND 497.T8.O94 2001|
|The Oxford Companion to the Photograph||Ref TR 9.O94 2005|
|Painting in Europe, 800-1200||Ref ND 140.D63|
|Sister Wendy's 1,000 Masterpieces||Ref ND 50.B396 1999|
|World Painting Index. 2 volumes.||Ref ND 45.H38 1977|
|The World's Master Paintings. 2 volumes.||Ref ND 40.W75 1991|
|American Architects||Ref NA 736.K7 1989|
|A Dictionary of Architecture||Ref NA 31.C86 1999|
|Dictionary of Architecture and Construction||Ref NA 31.H32|
|Dictionary of Modern Sculpture||Ref NB 50.D53|
|Encyclopedia of American Architecture||Ref NA 705.H86 1980|
|Encyclopedia of Architecture: Design, Engineering and Construction. 5 volumes.||Ref NA 31.E59 1988|
|Encyclopedia of Interior Design. 2 volumes.||Ref NK 1165.E48 1997|
|The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes Through American History. 4 volumes.||Ref NA 7205.G745 2008|
|The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts. 2 volumes.||Ref NK 28.G76 2006|
|Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. 4 volumes.||Ref NA 40.M25 1982|
|The Oxford Companion to Architecture. 2 volumes.||Ref NA 31.O94 2009|
|The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques||Ref TT 919.5.H35 2004|
|Sculpture Today||Ref NB 198.C65 2007|
|World Architecture: The Masterworks||Ref NA 200.P79 2008|
|The World Atlas of Architecture||Ref NA 200.W67 1984|
|American Art Analog. 3 volumes.||Ref N 6505.A56 1986|
|The Art of Black American Women||Ref N 6538.N5.H45 1993|
|Benezit Dictionary of Artists. 14 volumes.||Ref N 40.B4713 2006|
|A Biographical Dictionary of Women Artists in Europe and America Since 1850||Ref N 6757.D86 1990|
|Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists. 4 volumes.||Ref N 40.B535 2005|
|Dictionary of American Women Artists||Ref N 43.P47 1985|
|Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists||Ref N 6512.C854 1994|
|Encyclopedia of African American Artists||Ref N 6538.N5.J44 2009|
|The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists||Ref N 6505.M59 2007|
|St. James Guide to Black Artists||Ref N 40.S78 1997|
|Who's Who in American Art. Biennial.||Ref N 6536.W5|
|World Artists, 1950-1980||Ref N 6489.M37 1984|
CONSULS catalog workstations are located in the Reference Area on the first floor, and on each of the other floors of the Haas Library. You may logon to CONSULS via the WCSU Libraries Homepage at library.wcsu.edu or directly at www.consuls.org. For more detailed instructions on searching, please see the yellow CONSULS flyer on the display rack on the first floor.
Please Note: CONSULS ignores upper and lower case, and you may omit punctuation, except the hyphen which must be replaced by a space.
To find videorecordings about the artist, type the person's name last-name-first as Subject. In the resulting headings display, click Limit/Sort, then select either DVD or VIDEO under "Material Type."
Illustrations of works of art can be located online in the Bridgeman Art Library database or via Google Images (images.google.com) by using a keywords search on the artist's last name, plus a few words from the title of the work:
Or you can try a more general image search:
To limit search results to items owned by WCSU, click on Limit/Sort and then select WCSU under "Where Item Is Located."
Use the * (asterisk) as a truncation symbol to retrieve variant forms of a word root. Use the Boolean OR to expand your search by including synonyms and related terms. When using two different Boolean commands in the same search statement ("and" and "or" in the preceding examples) you must include parentheses to indicate which command is to be performed first.
There is a limit of ten (10) Inter-Campus Loan requests per person. Videos are available via Inter-Campus Loan. Please allow 3-4 working days for delivery to the Haas Circulation Desk. Items borrowed via Inter-Campus Loan may be renewed if no one else has placed a HOLD on the item.
The Haas Library subscribes to over 35 print magazines and journals in art and photography. An additional 50+ art periodicals are available in online full-text in journal databases. To find out if WCSU subscribes to a specific periodical in print or online:
1. Select Journal Title at the CONSULS main menu, then type the name of the periodical (example: art in america) and press ENTER. If a title list appears on the screen, select the desired title, then look inside the box to find WCSU holdings. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the screen to see if WCSU owns backfiles on microfilm or microfiche.
2. To find out if a given periodical is available in full-text in one or more of WCSU's online databases, use the A-to-Z Journal Title Locator available under Articles & Databases on the WCSU Libraries Homepage (library.wcsu.edu).
If the CSU Libraries do not own the book you need, or if WCSU does not subscribe to the periodical you need, you may request delivery of the item from another library via Interlibrary Loan using the online ILLiad system available at: libguides.wcsu.edu/ill.
There is a limit of 5 Interlibrary Loan requests per person per day. Media items are not available via Interlibrary Loan. Under most circumstances, Interlibrary Loan is a free service, but please allow at least ten working days for delivery. You will be notified as soon as the material arrives. Faster document delivery service is available for a reasonable fee. Please see the librarian at the Reference Desk or call the Interlibrary Loan Desk at (203) 837-9114 for more information.
The Reference Desk on the first floor of the Haas Library is staffed by a professional librarian, trained to assist in your research, or you may contact Joan Reitz, Instruction Librarian, at 837-8308 or firstname.lastname@example.org. My office is located in Room 402 on the fourth floor of the Haas Library, near the glass elevator. Please drop in if you need assistance!