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Art & Design: Books

Dewey Decimal Browsing Guide for Art

3rd Floor (Main Collection & Curriculum)

Call No. Topic
700 The arts (general)
701
702.8
703
704
704.655
705
706
 
707
 
708
 
709
 

    
709.04
 
  
Philosophy and theory
Computer art (general)
Dictionaries & encyclopedias
Images, symbols, themes
Artists' books
Art directories (general)
Organizations and
  management
Education, research, related
  topics
Galleries, museums, private
  collections
Art history to the present;
  Works of individal artists
  using various media or doing
  time based work (by country)
Modern and contemporary art
  -- various media or doing
  time based work (general)
   
710 Civic and landscape art
711
712-719
 
Urban planning
Landscape architecture and
  garden design
   
720 Architecture
720.1
720.8
720.9
721
722
723
 
724
725-727
 
728

729
Theory
Individual architects
Architecture by country
Architectural structure
Architecture to ca. 300
Architecture from ca. 300
  to 1399
Architecture from 1400
Public and commerical
  buildings
Residential & related
  buildings
Design & decoration
   
730 Plastic arts & sculpture
731
 
732
733
 
734
735
736
737
  
738
739
Processes, forms, subjects
  of sculpture
Sculpture to ca. 500
Greek, Etruscan, Roman
  sculpture
Sculpture from ca.500-1399
Individual sculptors by country
Carving & carvings
Numismatics and
  sigillography
Ceramic arts
Art metalwork
   
740 Drawing & decorative arts
741
  
742
743
 
744
745
 
746
747
748
749
Cartoons, graphic design,
  illustrations, posters
Perspective
Drawing & drawings by
  subject
Lettering & calligraphy
Decorative arts & industrial
  design
Textile arts
Interior decoration
Glass
Furniture and accessories
   
750 Painting and paintings
751
752
753
 
755
 
757
758
759
 
Techniques, equipment, forms
Color
Symbolism, allegory,
  mythology, legend
Religion & religious
  symbolism
Human figures & their parts
Other subjects
Individual painters and
  painting by country
   
760 Printmaking and prints
761-767
769
 
Printmaking techniques
Works of art & individual
  printmakers
   
770
 
Photography and
  photographs
771-772
 
774
778
 
779
Techniques, equipment,
  materials
Holography
Special photography, video art
  (for more video see the 709s)
Individual photographers

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Art & Design Books at Walker Library

2nd Floor Main Collection (past the elevators) - Education and Art Education

Education books are shelved on the 2nd floor in the 370 call number range. Art education books on the 2nd floor are in the 372.5 to 372.59 call number range.

3rd Floor Main Collection (past the elevators) - Art

You can find art books on the 3rd floor past the elevators. Books that are too tall to fit on the shelf are shelved separately on the "Oversize Shelves" at the front left side of the room. Books on the Oversize Shelves have an OS at the beginning of the call number.

4th Floor Main Collection (past the elevators) - Picture Books (shelved with Fiction and Literature)

There are some picture books, selected for their art and images, on the 4th floor with the fiction and literature books.

3rd Floor Curriculum Collection (near the front stairwell)

The Curriculum Collection contains materials typically found in a K-12 school library, including Easy Readers and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. This collection includes books on art education theory and art lesson plan ideas to use in the clasroom, as well as books about art and artists for young readers.

Request a Book or Video

Is there a book or video that we should have in Walker Library? Use this form to request that we order it. Be sure to select Art in the Department/Major dropdown list.

What Folks Are Reading: Recently Borrowed Art & Design Books at Walker Library

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