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Art: Art - Getting Started

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Finding Books

Books in our collection are organized by their subject, and books classified under the subject area of Fine Arts will have a call number that begins with N:

  • N- Visual Arts
  • NA- Architecture
  • NB- Sculpture
  • NC- Drawing, Design, Illustrations
  • ND- Painting
  • NE- Print Media
  • NK- Decorative Arts
  • NX- Arts in General

You may find art related books in other areas of the library. For instance, photography is also subclassified under Technology in TR. Under TT you will find handicrafts/arts and crafts, such as sewing. But you will find related subjects, like fashion and costume, can also be found in the GT's. In PN, general literature, you can find graphic novels, but comics may also be classified in NC with drawing/illustration. Don't be afraid to explore!

For help finding books or their location, please ask a staff member for assistance.

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