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Print Dictionaries & Encyclopedia (Selected)
Dictionary of Islamic Architecture. by London: Routledge, 1996b
Call Number: Art Ref NA380 .P43 1996b
Dictionary of the Middle Ages. by Joseph R. Strayer, editor in chief.
Call Number: Ref D114 .D5 1982 v.1-13
Publication Date: New York: Scribners, 1982-1989
Enciclopedia dell'arte medievale. by Roma: Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, 1991-2002
Call Number: Art Ref N5965 .E5 1991 v.1-12
Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture. by Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009 3 vol.
Call Number: Art Ref N6260 .G75 2009
Reallexikon zur Byzantinischen Kunst by Restle, Marcel.
Call Number: Art Ref N6250 .R43 v1 (1996)-v6 (2005) in progress
Summa Artis, historia generale de arte. Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1961-
Call Number: N5300 .P63 v.1-49 (in 51vols) Art Restricted
See catalog record for list of contents. Vol. 49 is accompanied by 6 DVDs highlighting the most important art museums in Spain:  Museo del Prado.  Museu nacional d'art de Catalunya. . Museo Guggenheim Bilbao. . Instituto valenciano de arte moderno. . Museo nacional centro de arte Reina Sofía. . Museo Thyssen Bornemisza. v.49 DVD (6 DVDs shelved at CIRC-DESK)
Biographical Sources (Selected)
Allgemeines Kunstlerlexikon: die bildenden Kunstler der aller Zeiten und Volker. by Munchen: Saur, 1992- 62 vol.
Call Number: Art Ref 40 .A63 1992
Contemporary Artists. by Detroit: St. James Press, 2002 2 vol
Call Number: Art Ref N6490 .C6567 2002
Dictionary of Artists. by Paris: Grund, 2006 14 vol.
Call Number: Art Ref N40 .B4713 2006
English edition of E. Benezit's Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintures, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous le temps et de tous le pays.
Jacobsen's Biographical Index of American Artists Native to the United States of Working in the United States from 1606 to 2002. by Carrollton, Tx.: A. J. Publications, 2002 4 vol.