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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Oxford Art Online
A standard art reference resource. Lengthy, scholarly entries describe and define art terms and movements worldwide. Includes biographical information about artists.
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Focal Encyclopedia of Photography
Also available in the Reference Stacks TR9.F6 2007.
A standard research tool for photography, with biographical sketches, definitions, technical explanations, descriptions of equipment, and a range of topics from aesthetics to zone system.
Oxford Companion to the Photograph
A standard reference resource which provides brief biographical sketches, definitions of terms relevant to both silver based and digital photography, entries devoted to national and regional entries photography cultures, and the social practice of photography (tourism, advertising, fashion), and the ethical and political implicatinos of this form of art (Internet, law, Civil Rights).
Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography
Covers the people, techniques, vocabulary, and trends throughout the entire 20th century, including the dramatic rise in popularity of digital photography.