Young Woman with a Water Pitcher
Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, 16321675)


Visitors' center for Frank Lloyd
Wright's Darwin Martin House,
Toshiko Mori (2004)

 

 

 

Associate Librarian
Architecture and Planning
Visual Studies (Art History and Art)

Dorothy Tao is the subject liaison and collection specialist for the School of Architecture and Planning, in the Architecture and Planning Library (APL) as well as the liaison and collection specialist for the Visual Studies department (Art and Art History) in Lockwood Library (LML). She provides reference services, research assistance, collection development, and instruction sessions for UB students, faculty, and staff in these areas.

Below are some special resources such as subject guides, bibliographies, and course-related materials Ms. Tao has developed to assist researchers in their work. She welcomes suggestions for additional resources that may be helpful.

Office Hours:

Architecture and Plannning Library, Room 183, Hayes Hall.
Academic Year: (Sept - May):
Mon and Thurs 2-5 pm; Wed 9-11 am
Summer: (May-August) Wed 9-12 am and by appointment.

Art History Department, Conference Room, 606 Clemens.
Academic Year: (Sept - May):
Tues 11:30 am 12:30 pm; Fri 11 am -12 pm
Summer: (May-August) by appointment.

Contact Info:

183 Hayes Hall (829-3505)
324 Lockwood Library (645-2814, ext. 438)
singtao@buffalo.edu .


Subject Guides


Architecture Research Guide
This guide lists references and research tips to help researchers gather background information and establish a starting point from which to find additional authoritative and pertinent resources on architecture and related topics.
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/architecture.html

Art History Research Guide
This guide lists references and research tips to help researchers gather background information and establish a starting point from which to find additional authoritative and pertinent resources on art history and related topics.
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/art-history.html

Planning Research Guide
This guide lists references and research tips to help researchers gather background information and establish a starting point from which to find additional authoritative and pertinent resources on art history and related topics.
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/planning.html

Finding Images and Exhibitions Guide
To help researchers locate images, this guide lists books, databases, search engines, websites, and tips in a broad variety of subject areas and related information on these images.
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/images.html

http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/images.html

 

Course Resource Pages

Architecture Course Guides

Architecture Orientation Research Tools [PDF]

 

Planning Course Guides

 

Art History Course Guides

Modern Art PDF]

 

My CV
Curriculum Vitae [PDF] Updated: 5/13/2008

 


Contact Info:

Dorothy S. Tao, BA (English); M.Ed., MLS
Architecture and Planning, Art History Librarian

University at Buffalo
183 Hayes Hall
Buffalo, NY 14215
716-829-3505

324 Lockwood Library
Buffalo, NY 14260-1672
716-645-2814 ext.438


email: singtao@buffalo.edu