Resource of the Month
Each month WSU Libraries' Department of Collection Development features
a "Resource of the Month" designed to highlight some of the library's new, interesting,
under-used, large, unique, or otherwise noteworthy collections and
resources. You can learn more about the "Resource of the Month" on
this website, from the display in the reference area, by attending a
workshop (if available), or by contacting the Reference Desk at
If you are
interested in learning more about a previous "Resource of the Month,"
Grove Art Online provides web access to the entire text
of the 34-volume Grove Dictionary of Art and The Oxford
Companion to Western Art. Articles are continually updated and
added, art images and line drawings are displayed in the text of
articles, there are extensive image links, and sophisticated search and
navigation tools are provided.
Grove Art Online
Workshops in room 217
11:00 a.m. - 12:00
2:00 p.m. - 3:00
10:00 a.m. - 11:00
are free and
although registration is not necessary to attend, it helps assure there
are enough handouts. For more information or to register, contact
Rachel Crane, Music and Fine Arts Librarian at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-5078.
How Do I
Access Grove Art Online?
There is a
link on the WSU Libraries' website under Electronic Resources /
Electronic Databases. You have the option of looking for it under
the subject links or the alphabetic links (http://library.wichita.edu/colldev/electrondatabase.htm).
If you are accessing
Grove Art Online
from off-campus you will be prompted to
enter your myWSU ID number and password for authentication
I Use Grove Art Online?
Grove Art Online is a comprehensive
and authoritative online resource for all research in the history of the
visual arts. It includes over 21,000 biographies of artists,
architects, patrons, collectors, dealers, theorists, writers, and
scholars which can be searched by birth/death dates, places,
nationality, name, and occupation.
Editorial and functional enhancements
are guided by esteemed scholars, experts, and art librarians. In
addition, it collaborates with nearly 1,000 international art historians
and experts with specialized knowledge in various areas of the visual
arts. Articles are written by over 6,800 contributors from 120
Grove Art Online uses a sophisticated
keyword search that can find articles in seconds. Access
cross-references in the text with a click of the mouse. Updates,
new articles and new image links are added as an on-going feature of
this dynamic product. Citation information is available for all
articles and images. Entries can be printed and emailed to
colleagues and friends.
of Grove Art Online
Over 3,000 thumbnail art images and line drawings
Links to searchable image databases
Over 45,000 signed articles
Links to over 40,000 art images on museum and gallery web sites
around the world
Grove Art Online Help:
For assistance with Grove Art Online, contact Wichita State University Libraries'
Research Services Desk at 978-3584.