Arts & Culture


Art Project

Hosted by Google, this database includes high resolution digital images of artwork and documents from around the world. It also provides you with descriptions, details and location maps to go with each of the pieces of art. Historical events and world wonders are also depicted through art here.
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CCCA Canadian Art Database

A free database that was created to showcase contemporary Canadian art and artists. This database works to digitally preserve and make public, information on Canadian and international art. It contains 62,000 images and media files, and over 3,000 texts.
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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre

Offers “how-to” instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover arts & crafts, collecting, home & garden, kids’ crafts, model building, needlecrafts & textiles, and more.
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion covers more than three millennia of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist and post-denominational Judaism. Brief definitions and longer essays, all supplemented with bibliographies, enlighten readers about the major figures, folklore, and events in the history of Judaism throughout the world Username and Password: Contact the library for remote access
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World Religions Online

Explore the beginnings of human history, societies and cultures that established themselves around religious and spiritual practices. With more than 5,000 new articles on ancient religions/mythology and faith in America. Content focused on 15 living religions — with links to core essays, key primary sources, complete sacred texts, fact files, glossary terms, timelines, images, videos, and more.
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