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MAT 171: Exploring Symmetry

Print Resources

Illustrated dictionary of architecture
Ref NA31 .B83 1998

International dictionary of architects and architecture
Ref NA40 .I48 1993
Look here if your topic involves an artist or architect, such as Escher or Morris

Grove Art Online
Ref N31 .D5 1996
Excellent source for most of your topics.

The Eyewitness visual dictionary of buildings.
Ref NA31 .E97 1992
Good visual representation of historic architectural structures.

World architecture index : a guide to illustrations
Ref NA202 .T4 1991

Encyclopedia of Religion
Ref BL .E46 1986
Good sourcebook for general overview of major religious movements.

American National Biography
Ref CT213 .A68 1999
Another great place to look for biographies of notable artists and architects.

Online Resources

Library Catalog
To find books in the our library. Try a words or phrase search first, then examine subject headings found in successful hits.

Grove Art Online
Online version of the 34-volume text covering all forms of the visual arts from prehistory to the 1990s. Includes 41,000 articles and 10,000 color images.

Art Full Text
Variety of international English-language arts publications. Indexing from 1984 to present, abstracting from 1994 to present.

Encyclopedia Britanica Online
General background, possible visuals and links to related sources.

JSTOR
Full-text collection of core journals in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Mathematics.

Humanities Full Text
Indexes over 300 English-language periodicals covering classical studies, history, literature, performing arts, philosophy, and related fields. Covers 1984 to the present.

General Science Full Text
Journals and magazines from the U.S. and Great Britain, covering all major scientific fields. Indexing from 1984 to present, abstracting from 1993 to present.

MathSciNet
Encompassing both Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications, this index is the most comprehensive in the discipline. Covers 1940 to the present.

WorldCat
The OCLC Online Union Catalog. Over 55 million records of many types of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries around the world. Updated daily.

America: History and Life
Index to articles on the history and culture of the US and Canada from prehistory to the present.

Historical Abstracts
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the U.S. and Canada).

Yahoo!
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Design_Arts/Architecture/
http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Crafts/
Take a look at this category, or try a general search in http://www.yahoo.com

Google image search
Choose the Images tab, and attempt a search for a .jpg or .gif image. There is the chance however that the image wasn't give a recognizeable name.

Last updated: 9/28/04 ag, contact Andy Gulati for assistance, 291-4261