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    These links are provided to aid research conducted at the library by museum staff and visitors and are maintained by the library staff. The inclusion of a link does not constitute an endorsement of the web site, or of the opinions, products, services or programs of individuals, corporations or institutions.

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    FEATURED RESOURCES

    Access to a number of publications, electronic resources and eBooks. Include access to the archives of the Boston Globe and New York Times, Spanish and English Encyclopedies, and Infotrac publication searches.
    SmARThistory is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement for the traditional art history textbook. An outgrowth of a blog featuring free audio guides in the form of podcasts for use in The Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art created in 2005 by Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, it now includes video, images, text, timelines, and other Web 2.0 possibilities for the open collaboration in study of art history.

    ART RESOURCES

    Good organization and a growing base of sites, compiled by the national organization of art libraries. Book reviews.
    A timeline of art history with links to web sites, followed by sections on museums, visual resources, lists of artists, online databases, etc.
    Explore 125,000 GreatWorks of Art
    Galleries, artists, auctions, also a magazine with comprehensive listings of museums
    A well selected and organized gathering point for networked resources in art and architecture
    An image library for the arts and sciences
    Contains biographical information, auction results, dealer and gallery information, museum directories and much more
    Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online
    Sites relevant to people with a general interest in art history as well as students and scholars
    Excellent student guide to the Web with many academic, institutional and resource links
    An annotated list of art links
    Features various humanities and arts resources
    Features various humanities and arts resources
    Comprehensive, user-friendly list of links categorized by subject and type

    ART ORGANIZATIONS

    Provides links to other sites as well as internal information
     
    Highlights news, publications, reviews and other resources
     
     

    ART AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES

    WORCESTER AREA LIBRARIES

    EXHIBITION LISTINGS

    AUCTION INFORMATION

    Art collecting resource and online art gallery guides
    How to buy/sell, appraisals, calendar, sales results
    Online catalogs, orders & bidding, appraisals
    Auctions, catalogues, collecting, services

    REFERENCE TOOLS

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