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Online Reference Sources

A guide to the variety of electronic reference resources available to the ESU community.

Arts

Art Terms
From the Tate Galleries, this online glossary contains definitions, most with illustrations, of over 400 terms including artist groups and art movements, techniques, media and other art jargon.

Getty Vocabularies
The Getty vocabularies contain structured terminology for art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, visual surrogates, conservation, and bibliographic materials. Compliant with international standards, they provide authoritative information for catalogers, researchers, and data providers.