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Visual Arts: Art History Resources

Subject Guide Summary

Welcome!  This is a guide to our lbrary's resources on the topic of the Visual Arts.  Use the tabs below to find books, eBooks, and articles in the library physical and online collections. 

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Library Resources

Our library's print collection is particularly strong in Art books. You can browse call numbers in these areas related to art and art history. Click here to view floor maps and note that many art books are shelved in our oversized collection.

  • AM: Museum Studies
  • N: Visual Arts
  • NA Architecture
  • NB Sculpture
  • NC: Drawing, Design, Illustration
  • ND: Painting
  • NE Printmaking
  • NK: Decorative arts
  • NX: Arts in general, Mixed Media, Performance Art
  • PN: Art and Literature/Film
  • TR: Photography
  • Z: Books (General), Writing, Paleography, Book Industries and Trade, Libraries, Bibliography (This section also contains typography and history of the book).

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