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2 Online Resources From Oxford University Press

3 This presentation gives a brief description of Oxford Art Online It tells you what Oxford Art Online is how it can help you how to look for information in it The presentation will take about 5 minutes

4 Oxford Art Online is the gateway to the multi-award winning Grove Art Online - the ultimate authority on all aspects of visual arts worldwide - from prehistory to the present day. The site gives access to the entire content of the print edition of Grove Art as well as other titles. Grove Art Online contains more than 48,000 signed articles, over 22,000 biographies, over 6,000 art images and over 40,000 editorially selected image links to museums and galleries providing essential visual support for art history scholarship.

5 If your subscription includes the Benezit Dictionary of Artists you will have access to it from this site as well.

6 To look for information on an artist, an artistic movement, art in a particular country, a subject such as floors or gardens, or even artistic materials, simply type into the box at the top right. monet

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8 This is the main article on Claude Monet. If you scroll down the article, you will notice that there are several images embedded in the text. Click on an image to expand it.

9 Click on the Images tab at the top to see all the images on one page. Scroll down this page to see a list of Monet works held in galleries around the world.

10 You can search for an image of a particular work directly, even if you do not know the name of the artist or the title. waterfall

11 Notice that the word ‘waterfall’ does not appear in the title of this piece. However, there is a waterfall in the background of the painting.

12 A free discovery service, the Oxford Index, lets you search across Oxford’s digital academic content and find related content every step of the way.

13 Practice Now you have had a brief introduction, why not explore for yourself? Have a go at finding the answers to these questions. Which nationality was Piet Mondrian? Which two Spanish artists painted ‘Las Meninas’? Which artist is chiefly associated with pointillism? Can you see any of Mark Rothko’s works in Australia?

14 Further help To find out more, please take a guided tour read about the site look for a live online demo us at

15 You can see similar presentations on other Oxford University Press online resources in the Librarian Resource Centre

16 For further information about all online resources from Oxford, and to request institutional free trials and price quotations please contact your library supplier or Oxford University Press: Online Products, Oxford University Press Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP +44 (0) (0)


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