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Livingston Public Library Reference Resources
Arts & Leisure


Arts

  • Art Cyclopedia - Vincent van Gogh [Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter, 1853-1890]
  • AskART is "dedicated to the creation and maintenance of the world's most comprehensive centralized database
    about American artists"
  • Mother of All Art and Art History Links offers useful links to more than 400 sites. Affiliated with University of Michigan, the site is kept fairly current.
  • National Gallery of Art provides information on over 100,000 objects in the National Gallery's collection.
    Search by artist, title of work or simply take an online tour of the collection.
  • Smithsonian Archives of American Art
  • WebMuseum offers artworks by Paul Cezanne, Medieval art, and famous paintings collections indexed by
    artist names and categories. Artist biographies are also available.
  • World Wide Arts Resources includes Visual Arts (Artists Index, Art Museums, Art Exhibitions, Art History, etc.); Performing Arts (Dance, Opera, and Theater); and Other Arts (Antiques, Architecture, Film, Literature, etc.).

 

    Entertainment

     

  • The Internet Movie Database is a HUGE collection of movie information. We try to catalog every pertinent
    detail about a movie, from who was in it, to who made it, to trivia about it, to filming locations, and even
    where you can find reviews and fan sites on the web."
  • Music Lyrics Resources includes extensive lyrics web sites and other resources.
  • Musicals.Net offers information on popular Broadway musicals and their synopsis as well as ticket information.
  • Ticketmaster has information and tickets for music, theater and sporting events.
  • TV Guide also includes an extensive movie database.
  • Gardening

  • Backyard Gardener (www. backyardgardener.com) Links to articles on seasonal advice; Topics addressed
    include compost; trees, roses, fence design and more.
  • Botany.Com (The Encyclopedia of Plants) (www.botany.com)
  • The Garden Bench (www.thegardenbench. com) Dedicated to backyard habitats and wildlife gardening.
    Take a virtual tour of a backyard habitat in New Jersey. Provides information and resources on attracting
    butterflies, humming birds and beneficial insects to your gardens. Includes links to resources that provide
    information on conservation.
  • Garden Web (www.gardenweb.com) Links to articles from garden experts, a botanical glossary, gardening
    forums, calendar of garden events and special sites devoted to rose gardening. Also includes directories of
    nurseries and gardening organizations.
  • The Garden Helper (www.thegardenhelper.com) A free encyclopedia of gardening information. Includes
    growing guides with information on flowers, plants and landscaping. There is also a large collection of resources
    to help you create your own web pages. Includes animation, graphics and MIDI files.
  • Herbal Gardens (www.herbalgardens.com) Educational resources and information on herbs, flowers and organic gardening. Provides guides and advice on gardening and how to use what you grow in your kitchen and in your craft room.
  • Organic Gardening (www.organicgardening.com) Provides advice and helpful tips for planning, organizing and
    setting up an organic garden. Includes a solutions online guide to pesky garden problems.
  • Organic Vegetable Guru (members.aol.com/ovgguru/ovgguru.html) A good site to find garden book reviews, vegetable bios, garden projects and also organic gardening discussion forums.
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden (www.bbg.org)
  • Longwood Gardens (www.longwoodgardens.org)
  • New Jersey State Botanical Garden (dir.gardenweb.com/directory/njbg)
  • The New York Botanical Garden (www. nybg.org)
  • The Rutgers Gardens (www.cook.rutgers.edu/~rugardens/)

October 2009

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