PSAS Subject Guide

Guides to the best databases and resources for each subject area.

Reference Works - arts

  • Visual dictionary of architecture & construction.  NA31 B874
  • Dictionary of architectural and building technology.   NA31 C874 2004
  • Glosari alam bina : bahasa Inggeris-huraian-bahasa Melayu-bahasa Inggeris.  NA31 G563
  • Illustrated dictionary of architecture. NA31 B949
  • A visual dictionary of architecture. NA31 V834
  • Glosari budaya Malaysia : seni ukir. NK9799 G563
  • Design dictionary : perspectives on design terminology. NK1165 D4573
  • Universal principles of design. NK1165 L715 2010
  • The shorter dictionary of artists’ signatures: including monograms and symbols.   N45 J13
  • Concise dictionary of art & literature. NX80 M821
  • Istilah senilukis : Inggeris-Bahasa Malaysia-Inggeris.    N33 I87
  • A dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture. NA31 C975 2006
  • Multilingual dictionary of architecture and building terms.   NA31 M961
  • A dictionary of architecture.   NA31 C975
  • Dictionary of architecture and building contraction.  NA31 D256
  • Architect’s illustrated pocket dictionary.   NA31 D256
  • The concise Oxford dictionary of music.   ML100 K36 2007
  • Glosari seni muzik : Bahasa Inggeris – Huraian – Bahasa Melayu – Bahasa Melayu – Bahasa Inggeris. 
    ML100 G563         
  • The Oxford companion to music. MK100 O98
  • Performance practice : a dictionary-guide for musicians. ML100 J13
  • The Oxford dictionary of music.   ML100 K36 1994
  • The concise Oxford dictionary of music.  ML100 K36 2007
  • The New Oxford companion to music.   ML100 N532
  • The new grove dictionary of music and musicians.   ML100 N532
  • Dictionary of literary terms.   PN41 M697 2000
  • Who’s who in design    NK1167 W628
  • International who’s who in classical music 2009    ML105 I61 2009
  • International who’s who in popular music 2010   ML105 I61 2010
  • Directory of designers  TS171.A1 D598
  • The design encyclopedia.  NK1370 B993
  • The encyclopedia of art deco.  NK789.5 A7E56
  • Architecture A to Z: a rough guide.   NA31 H479
  • Baker’s student encyclopedia of music.  ML100 B168
  • The Garland of encyclopedia of world music. ML100 G233
  • The Virgin encyclopedia of popular music.  ML102 P66V817 2002  
  • The new country music encyclopedia.   ML102 C7R518
  • Ragtime : an encyclopedia, discography, and sheetography.ML3530 J39
  • The new country music encyclopedia.ML102 C7R518
  • Jazzology : the encyclopedia of jazz theory for all musicians. MT6 R259
  • Architect’s pocket book.  NA2540 B134
  • Planning: architects’ technical reference data.   NA2540.P55 1977
  • The painter’s handbook.   ND1500 G687
  • The Garland handbook of Latin American music.ML199 G233 2008
  • A handbook of basic rock rhythms. ML3534 A581
  • The handbook of music therapy. ML3920 H236
  • Handbook of research on music teaching and learning : a project of the Music Educators National Conference. MT1 H236
  • Music business handbook and career guide. ML3795 B315 2006
  • The musician’s handbook : a guide to music fundamentals, hearing and performing music, reading and writing notation, improvising, and composing. MT6 H84M987
  • Paint handbook. TT324 P148
  • A handbook to literature. PN41 H747 1992
  • A new handbook of literary terms. PN41 M636
  • A handbook to literary research. PN73 H236 2010
  • A critical handbook of children’s literature. PN1009 A1L954 2007
  • A handbook of critical approaches to literature. PN81 H35 1979