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A Guide to Art & Art History: Reference Works

Resources for Art & Art History

Browsing for Reference Works

Books, including those in Reference, 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. Below is a brief listing of some of the subject locations in the fields of Art & Art History.

  • CC Archaeology
  • N Visual Arts (General)
      • 5300-7418 History of Art
    • NA Architecture
    • NB Sculpture
    • NC Drawing. Design. Illustration
    • ND Painting
    • NE Print Media
    • NK Decorative Arts
    • NX Arts in General
  • TR Photography
  • TS Metalwork. Wood. Textiles
  • TT Handcrafts

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The guide is not comprehensive, so stop by the reference desk to chat with a librarian about finding additional information.


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