New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World edited by Pam J. Crabtree, Facts on File, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 909.07 F11S A 4-volume set comprised of more than 70 articles … Continued

New Reference Book: What People Wore When

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume edited by Melissa Leventon, St. Martin’s Press, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 391 L57W Presented geographically (Egypt, Italy, India, et al.), area fashions … Continued

New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Women in Religious Art

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Women in Religious Art by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, Continuum Publishing Co., 1996. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 704.9424 A quick, specialized dictionary focused on images, roles and symbols related to women in religious … Continued

New Reference Book: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture edited by Jonathan M. Bloom and Sheila S. Blair, Oxford U. Press, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 709.17 G911 Islamic art and techniques, as well … Continued

World Collections Online: Expanding our Global Perspective

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The World Digital Library is a partnership between UNESCO and the U.S. Library of Congress.  The site aims to provide free access to digitized treasures currently housed in libraries, museums & other institutions around the … Continued