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DES INV 210-01: Studio Foundations: Finding Books & Reference Sources

Searching Library Catalogs



Search our UC Library Search catalog on the library homepage to find books, ebooks, articles and more.  It includes:

  • Special formats (media, maps, newspapers, dissertations, etc.)
  • Government documents and datasets
  • Some Berkeley primary resources, archives, and special collections

Content that is not included in "UC Library Search": 

Learn more about UC Library Search on the UC Library Search User Guide




Reference Sources & Bibliographies

Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries