Spanish Project: Artists from Spanish Speaking Countries


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Encyclopedias and Reference Books

To search large collections of ebooks simultaneously: Gale Virtual Reference Library, Infobase ebooks, and Salem History

Also: Encyclopedia Britannica Online, the complete EB, plus authoritative websites and full-text journal access

Online Subscriptions/Databases

  • Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Full text access to thousands of journals in all disciplines
  • Biography in Context More than 600,000 biographies from Gale's vast reference collection as well as related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers
  • Classroom Video On Demand Provides access to thousands of full-length videos and clips.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest Access more than 2 million images which are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use
  • JSTOR Extensive backfiles of full-text scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and sciences, many dating back to the 19th century.
  • Oxford Art Online Includes the full text of the 34-volume print edition of The Dictionary of Art plus several other art reference works


For More than one Artists

See Finding and Evaluating Websites for hints on how to locate quality websites.

  • is an online database of museum-quality fine art. It has indexed "1800 art sites, and offer over 60,000 links to an estimated 150,000 works by 8,100 renowned artists." The database is searchable by artist name, medium, movement, subject, and nationality.
  • Olga's Gallery: Online Art Museum A large comprehensive online art collection. Contains over 10,000 works of art and information about the artists.
  • Spanish arts (covering the history of Spain's visual, literary, and performing arts)
  • Web Gallery of Art

October 2014