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Art and Design: Books

This guide is designed to assist students in the Art and Design Fundamentals program to find resources available to them in the Library and Learning Commons

Browsing the Collection

Most of the library's resources are shelved according to the Library of Congress classification system. This system arranges items on the shelf by subject.

Some call numbers of interest are: 

Class N - Fine arts

Subclass N - Visual arts

  • Subclass NA - Architecture
  • Subclass NB - Sculpture
  • Subclass NC - Drawing. Design. Illustration
  • Subclass ND - Painting
  • Subclass NE - Print media
  • Subclass NK - Decorative arts
  • Subclass NX - Arts in general

Class T - Technology

  • Subclass TR - Photography
  • Subclass TT – Handicrafts. Arts and crafts

Online Resources

Circulating Collection

The catalogue provides access to books, journals, government documents, videos and DVD's in the library's collections. 

Some relevant subject headings to use when searching the catalogue include:

Design, Art, Art History, Colour, Digital Art, and Photography

Also check out the Graphic Design LibGuide 


Some books relevant to this field of study include:

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