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Why Use Reference Materials (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.)?
for a quick overview of a topic
to develop vocabulary or keywords for searching
for suggestions for further sources
Search Oxford Art Online
The most authoritative and extensive encyclopedia for Art is Grove Art Online (available through Oxford Art Online) .
Library Reference Resources: Dress & Fashion History