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Art Information and the Internet

How to Find it, How to Use It

Lois Swan Jones



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Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
20 November 1998
In the first book of its kind, art information expert Lois Swan Jones discusses how to locate visual and textual information on the Internet and how to evaluate and supplement that information with material from other formats--print sources, CD-ROMS, documentary videos, and microfiche sets--to produce excellent research results. The book is divided into three sections: Basic Information Formats ; Types of Websites and How to Find Them ; and How to Use Web Information . Jones discusses the strengths and limitations of Websites; scholarly and basic information resources are noted; and search strategies for finding pertinent Websites are included. Art Information and the Internet also discusses research methodology for studying art-historical styles, artists working in various media, individual works of art, and non-Western cultures--as well as art education, writing about art, problems of copyright, and issues concerning the buying and selling of art. This title will be periodically updated.
By:   Lois Swan Jones
Imprint:   Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 276mm,  Width: 219mm,  Spine: 279mm
Weight:   1.202kg
ISBN:   9781579580957
ISBN 10:   1579580955
Pages:   294
Publication Date:   20 November 1998
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Art Information and the Internet: How to Find it, How to Use It

Detailed, substantive, and very well organized, this book fills a gap in the literature and is almost overwhelming in its scope and level of information....An essential guide for all art history researchers, this also would be suitable for all public, special, and academic libraries with art history collections. - Library Journal

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