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Oxford Art Online Overview


Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single gateway, users can access and cross-search Oxford’s acclaimed, regularly updated art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.

Key features of Oxford Art Online include:

  • Unified access to Oxford’s leading art reference sources
  • Authoritative, peer-reviewed articles with rich supporting materials including bibliographies, media, and links to related resources
  • Powerful search engine with sophisticated filtering options to refine by source, type, subject, and availability
  • Intuitive navigation and options to save, print, or share articles  
  • OpenURL compliance to allow users to query their library catalogue and external resources with bibliographic information
  • Learning resources including subject guides, timelines, and resources for educators 


Getting started with Oxford Art Online

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