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A comprehensive guide to Art and Art History and Visual Studies resources at UVic Libraries.


Canadian Encyclopedia  

Includes articles on Canadian biographies and places, history, the Arts, as well as First Nations, science and Canadian innovation.

Encyclopedia of British Columbia  

Includes more than 4,000 articles on BC places and things and hundreds of historic and colour photographs, handy statistics, maps, tables, charts and diagrams.

Oxford Art Online  

Formerly Grove Art, this comprehensive online resource covers all aspects of the visual arts, from prehistory to the 1990s. Provides links to 41000 articles on the art and culture of Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Pacific, with additional links to images and further information on musuem and other art-related websites.


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