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Publisher Comments:

Sponsored by ARLIS/NA (Art Libraries Society of North America)Lois Swan Jones has updated and expanded the methodology of her 1990 work, ^LArt Information, to reflect the recent explosive growth in electronic resources. In this new work, Jones shows researchers how to locate art information online and how to supplement it with information in other formats to produce the best possible research results. This work describes the methodology and resources that art researchers need to find and use information on the Internet.

Book News Annotation:

Explains how to locate art-related visual and text information on the Internet and how to evaluate and supplement that information with material from other formats, such as print sources, CD-ROMs, and microfiche sets. Contains sections on basic information formats, types of web sites and how to find them, and how to use and supplement web information. The core of the book discusses research methodology for studying art styles, artists working in various media, individual works of art, and non-Western cultures. Useful for students, librarians, curators, and collectors. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

LOIS SWAN JONES, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus in the School of Visual Arts at the University of North Texas, where she was coordinator of the art history program.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Caroline H. Backlund

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Basic Information Formats

Electronic Data and the Internet

Other Information Formats and Their Publishers' Web Sites

Types of Web Sites and How to Find Them

Web Sites of Museums

Web Sites of Academic Institutions, Corporate Sponsors, and Individuals

Cultural, Civic, and Professional Organizations; National Trusts; and Foundations

Web Presence of Libraries: Overviews, Search Strategies, and Services

Web Sites of Serials and Indexes to Art and Literature

Buying and Selling Art

How to Use and Supplement Web Information

Basic Research Methodology: Finding and Supplementing Web Data

Art Historical Styles and Periods: Ancient World to Modern Era

Documenting the Lives of Artists and Art Collectors

Studying Works of Art

Resources for Architecture, Decorative Arts, Fashion, Graphic Arts, Photography, and Sculpture

North Amrican (U.S.), Canadian, and Native American Studies

Non-European Cultures

Additional Art Information

Appendixes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573561624
Author:
Jones, Lois Swan
Author:
Swan Jones, Lois
Author:
Lois S. Jones
Author:
Jones, Lois
Publisher:
Greenwood
Location:
Phoenix, Ariz. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Online Services - Resource Directories
Subject:
Computer network resources
Subject:
Art -- Computer network resources.
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Art/Reference
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
How to Find It, How to Use It
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
11.09x8.43x.77 in. 1.82 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Reference
Computers and Internet » Internet » Directories
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Internet » Online
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
Education » General
Young Adult » General

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