Oxford Art Online
- 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day
- painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography
- Grove Art Online includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, Jane Turner, ed.: more than 45,000 articles (more than 21,000 biographies and 500,000 bibliographical citations) contributed by 6,700 scholars from 120 countries
- The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Hugh Brigstocke, ed.: provides discriminating and reliable coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work
- The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Michael Kelly, ed.: more than 600 articles by more than 500 globally recognized art historians, philosophers, and theorists on art, culture, and society
- The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Michael Clarke & Deborah Clarke, eds.: 1,800 entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts
Art Information: Research Methods and Resources / Lois Swan Jones
Art Terms and Techniques / Ralph Mayer; Steven Sheehan, ed.
- an online directory to information about artists
Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists / Sir Lawrence Gowing, gen. ed.
Biographical Index of Artists in Canada / Evelyn de R. McMann
- a guide to the biographies of nearly 8,800 artists in Canada from the seventeenth century to the present
Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art / Ian Chilvers, John Glaves-Smith
- approximately 2000 entries about all aspects of modern and contemporary art including movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, schools, and galleries
Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture / James Stevens Curl
- includes entries on architects, terms, periods, and styles, from all periods of Western architectural history
Dictionary of Subject and Symbols in Art / James Hall
Encyclopedia of American Folk Art / Gerard C. Wertkin, ed.; Lee Kogan, assoc. ed.
- entries contain basic information about the range of American visual art forms known as or associated with folk art
Encyclopedia of Architecture: Design, Engineering and Construction / Joseph A. Wilkes, ed., Robert T. Packard, assoc. ed.
The Encyclopedia of Sculpture / Antonia Boström, ed.
International Dictionary of Art and Artists / James Vinson, ed.
North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary / Jules Heller, Nancy G. Heller, eds.
- contains entries about female artists from Canada, Mexico, and the United States
Oxford Companion to the Photograph / Robin Lenman
- over 800 entries on photographers and other contributors to photography from the nineteenth century to the present
Oxford Dictionary of Art / Ian Chilvers
- searchable database of art-related information, focusing on information about artists, schools, periods, techniques, critical terms, major museums, art historians, and philosophers.