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Resource Guide:
Art

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the Visual Arts N 61-72
Art Museums, Galleries, etc. N 400-3990
History N 5300-7418
Special Subjects of Art N 7560-8266
Art as a Profession. Artists N 8350-8356
Sculpture NB 1-1952
Drawing. Design. Illustration Technique NC 730-758
Painting. Special Subjects ND 1288-1460
Painting. Watercolor ND 1700-2495
Print media. Printmaking and Engraving NE 1-978
Ceramics NK 3700-4695

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Art genres
  • Art movements
  • Caricature
  • Collage
  • Commercial art
  • Decorative arts
  • Drawing
  • Etching
  • Graphic arts
  • Folk art
  • Illustration of books
  • Mass media and art
  • Masterpiece, Artistic
  • Mural painting and decoration
  • Photography, Artistic
  • Art museums
  • Portraits
  • Posters
  • Proportion (art)
  • Realism in art
  • Sculpture
  • Symbolism in art
  • Unfinished works of art
  • Aesthetics
  • Art – 15th Century
  • Art – 20th century — exhibitions
  • Art, Abstract
  • Art, Amateur
  • Art, American
  • Art, American — History
  • Art, Modern
  • Art appreciation
  • Art — China

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Abstract expressionism N 6512.5 .A25 A89
American art pottery NK 4007 .C66
Archaic and classical Greek art N 5630 .O83 1998
Art and its significance : an anthology of aesthetic theory REMOTE BH 39 .A69
Art & artists of the Middle Ages N 6843 .M3413
Art in Renaissance Italy, 1350-1500 N 6915 .W42 2000
Art treasures of the Vatican : architecture, painting, sculpture N 2940 .A77
The Artist in society : rights, roles, and responsibilities NX 180 .A77 A5 1994
Artistic research e-Book
Artists in glass : late twentieth century masters in glass NB 1270 .G4 K58 2001
Artists’ techniques and materials N 7430 .F8413 2006
Great jobs for art majors N 6505 .C33 1997
Latin American art of the 20th century N 6502.5 .L83
The Oxford companion to art REF N 33 .O9 1979

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • American Artist (on display)
  • Art in America (on display)
  • Art and Research: A Journal of Ideas, Context and Methods
  • Art Bulletin
  • Art History
  • Art Journal

Selected Websites and Digital Archives