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Art and Design Department

This department houses degrees and programs related to the arts, from art history to studio arts to art education. This guide is intended to recommend resources and research techniques on becoming information literate in this discipline.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Subject-specific encyclopedias and dictionaries can be extremely helpful in finding an overview of your artist, genre, or era, as well as locating images or specific art-related terms.

Here are some of the art reference books made available by the Henry Madden Library: