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Benezit Dictionary of Artists Online

Wednesday, 2 January, 2013 by Nick Brown

We are pleased to announce our subscription to the online version of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.   Benezit comprises approximately 170,000 artist entries. In addition to biographical information, many records also includes signatures, auction records, holding institutions and exhibition … Continue reading

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A quick word from the serials librarian

Monday, 24 May, 2010 by Book Library Team

June 10 nearing… A reminder to all students that the Oxford English Dictionary and Chicago Manual of Style are accessible online, on campus only for the latter and off campus also for the former using Athens authentication. Links from our … Continue reading

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Finding images on the Internet

Friday, 23 April, 2010 by Book Library Team

The following is a quick guide to locating good quality images on the web. The first point of call when looking for art historical images is the subscription database ARTstor which can be accessed using your Senate House Library membership … Continue reading

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About Art History

Wednesday, 14 April, 2010 by Book Library Team

http://arthistory.about.com/ Take a look at the art history section of About.com. It contains some useful reference information and some advice on writing good art history essays. It also features artist biographies, artistic movements and time periods, as well as job … Continue reading

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