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Museum Studies: Start Research



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Phone: 315-267-2485
Text: 315-277-3730

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Basic Background information from Encyclopedias


Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks

  • Dictionary of Art
    (Crumb Ref. N 31 .D5 1996) 34 volumes, a standard encyclopedia published by Grove Dictionaries.
  • Encyclopedia of world art
    (Crumb Ref. N31 .E533) 17 volumes, the classic encyclopedia published by McGraw-Hill.