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Guide to Basic Sources in Art: Home

This resource is not intended to be an exhaustive list of resources in the specified areas. On the contrary, it serves as a starting point for research and a guide to important and substantive works in respective areas.

Ricker Library

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The Ricker Library of Architecture & Art
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208 Architecture Building
608 East Lorado Taft Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
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About this Guide

This resource is not intended to be an exhaustive list of resources in the specific areas. Rather, it serves as a starting point for research and a guide to important and substantive works in respective areas.

In this Guide...

General Resources

  • Guides to the literature
  • Abstracts and Indexes
  • Directories and Guides
  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Biography
  • Reproduction Indexes
  • Sales Records (current or retrospective)
  • Iconography

Basic Texts & Surveys for Artistic Periods & Styles

  • Prehistoric to Modern
  • Ancient
  • Early Christian, Byzantine, and Medieval
  • Renaissance
  • 17th and 18th Centuries
  • 19th Century
  • 20th Century
  • Non-Western
  • Sources and documents
  • Dissertations

Library Catalogs

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