Reference

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  • Australian Art Sales Digest
  • Carter's Price Guide to Antiques
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection
  • Oxford Art Online
  • PriceIt Antiques & Collectibles

Art and design

Public art and the SCAPE Biennial

Finding information about art and artists

This guide has been developed to help you make the most of the print and electronic arts resources at our libraries.

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The library subscribes to these online resources so that you can access them for free with your library card number and password / PIN, or at our libraries.

Cover of American Craft magazine - available on ZinioAs well as the art resources below our Zinio for libraries collection includes many art, architecture, photography and craft eMagazines that you can download for free and keep.

* Australian Art Sales Digest
Access art market information for Australian and New Zealand including past, current and forthcoming auctions, market statistics and news.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Carter’s Price Guide to Antiques
Access to prices of antiquities, antiques, collectables, retro, vintage and 20th century design. An Australian product with New Zealand content.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Fine Arts and Music Collection
The Fine Arts and Music Collection supports students, artists, teachers, art buffs and music lovers to research drama, music, art history and filmmaking.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Oxford Art Online
Comprehensive art research and reference library. Includes the online Grove Dictionary of Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Formerly known as Grove Art.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Price It! Antiques & Collectibles
Pricing tool for buyers, sellers, collectors, dealers and appraisers. Contains auction prices, articles on repair, restoration, conservation and information about clubs and organisations.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Art @ Credo referenceplus
A collection of reference books covering Art.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Art and Architecture @ Oxford Reference Online
A collection of reference books covering Art and Architecture.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.

Art Internet links

Links provided in our Internet Gateway to art web sites and more specific resources offered by the Source.

Art blog posts

Read our posts on art topics on our blog.

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Craft

Māori art

Photography

Public art