Books are shelved in general subject categories using the Library of Congress classification system. You may want to supplement your use of the catalog with browsing shelf areas for your topic.
To locate books in our library, use the call number listed in the catalog. Generally, call numbers beginning with A-PQ are on the third floor; call numbers beginning with PR-Z are on the main floor. If you're having trouble finding a book, ask at the Reference Desk or Circulation Desk.
Pay special attention to the following parts of the classification and REMEMBER MANY ART BOOKS WILL BE LOCATED IN THE OVERSIZE SECTION::
ND25-(48) General works on painting
ND49-813 History of painting
ND1130-1156 General works on history of painting
ND1288-1460 Special subjects on painting
ND1630-1662 Examination and conservation of paintings
ND2550-2733 Mural painting