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THE ARTS--  SELECTED RESOURCES 


Keeley Library  Revised January 23, 2001

See also subdivisions   below.
See also related topics:
  • Drama 
  • Ancient Greece
  • Customs and Folklore (costumes)
  • Modern Art
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE ARTS

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.1
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
    Silvers, Anita "Art and the Arts"  v.1 .

    THE ARTS-- BROWSING GUIDE and Links  700'S
    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    700's   The Arts
    710's   Civic and Landscape Art 
    720's   Architecture
    730's   Sculpture  Coins,   Ceramic Arts 
    740's   Drawing and Decorative Arts
    750's   Painting and Paintings 
    760's   Graphic Arts  Prints and Printmaking 
    770's   Photography and Photographs 
    780's   Music  Vocal Music,  Songs, 
    790's   Recreation, Public Entertainment
    790's   include  Indoor Games,    Games of Skill Chess,etc.)        Athletic and Outdoor Sports and Games    Theater

    SELECTED  VIDEOS

    Your future in art Your career in fashion / 741.6023 Y81
    See Circulation Librarian for list of movies on video, and for other videos on art. Video List 

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.  For articles published before 1980, consult the Readers Guide to Periodicals Print Index in the library . BCC and the Public Library also have the Art Index. All SAILS libraries provide access to archived Boston Globe articles from within a library.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

     See also the subject headings listed in these guides: Drama, MusicModern Art
    Art-- Chinese...
    Art, Byzantine 
    Art, Gothic
    Art, Romanesque 
    Art--Technique 
    Art, American 
    Art, Abstract
    Etching 
    Opera
    Art criticism 
    Portraits 
    Posters 
    Sculpture 
    Folk art 
    Icons 
    Sculpture 
    Color in art
    Posters
    Art metal-work 
    Music in art
    Composition (Art) 
    Drawing Graphic arts 
    Human figure in art 
    Illustration of books 
    Interior decoration
    Ceramics
    Composition (Art) 
    Graphic arts 
    Decorative arts 
    Anatomy, Artistic 
    Theater 
    Performing arts
    Art--Philosophy 
    Science in art
    Feminism and art 
    Children in art 
    Art, Victorian 
    Impressionism (Art)
    Classicism in art 
    Collage 
    Aesthetics 
    Antiques 
    Architecture 
    Drawing 
    Etching 
    Proportion (Art) 
    Texture (Art) 
    Kinetic art 
    Art, Renaissance 
    Romanticism in art 
    Idealism in art 
    Naturalism in art 
    Realism in art 
    Classicism in art 
    Neoclassicism (Art)
    Art, Baroque 
    Painting, Baroque
    Naturalism in art
    Pre-Raphaelitism 
    Realism in art 
    Human figure in art 
    Video art 
    Art nouveau 
    Art, Abstract 
    Computer art 
    Constructivism (Art) 
    Impressionism (Art) 
    Art, Modern,--20th century
    Sculpture--Appreciation 
    Mobiles (Sculpture) 
    Photography, Artistic
    Communication in art
    Community art projects 
    Decoration and ornament
    Mobiles (Sculpture) 
    Photography, Artistic 
    Expressionism (Art) 
    Commercial Art 
    Mannerism (Art) 
    Art appreciation 

    REFERENCE BOOKS

    Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Compendia: These may include 
    timeline, overview of subject, biographies, 
    and other relevant information.
    Lincoln Library of the Arts

     

    Ref. 700n L737 1978
    Bibliographic Guides:
    These resourceslead you to
    other books and journals
    Great Events from History II Arts and Culture Series 1897-1992  Ref. 700.904G786 1993
    Dictionaries: Dictionary of Art Terms Ref. 743 H145
    Handbooks: Usually one-volume works 
    specializingin one area, such as Art.
    Oxford Companion to Art Ref. 703 O98
    Encyclopedias: New International  Illustrated Encyclopedia of Art
    McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art
    Ref. 703 N532
    Ref. 703 M996
    Chronologies or Timelines Wilson Chronology of the Arts Ref. 701.0202 O16 1998

    INTERNET RESOURCES

    ADAM: The Gateway to Art, Design, Architecture and Media Information on the Internet
  • Art 
  • ArtSource Arts and Media Basics: Art History
    Art History Resources on the Web Arts and Media Basics: Arts Criticism Index
    Virtual Library: Theatre and Dram Performing Arts Links 
    Internet Movie  Database (actors) Interior Design 
    Book & Film Reviews American Popular Music from 1950 - Present
    American Popular Music before 1900 American Popular Music from 1900 - 1950
    Opera Links from Librarians Index to the Internet A Brief Guide to Internet Resources in Theater and Performance Studies 
    Sculpture Links from Librarians Index to the Internet Sculptor Org
    World Wide Arts Resources Great Buildings Collection
    Famous Paintings Photo.net
  • World Anthem Database
  • Song Lyrics
  • Music in the Public Domain
  • Card Games        GORP
    CBS Sportsline     NBA
    USA Football Center Online         MLB@BAT
    796 - Sports  NCAA Basketball NBA
    Football  NFLHockey NHL
    Baseball  Major League Baseball
    Soccer   Soccer America
    Golf   PGAVirtual Golfer  United States Golf Assoc.

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    Jane Constant,  Keeley Library
    B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to June, 2001