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Art and Art History : Start Here

The Art and Art History Collections are located on the 3rd floor of Gorgas. While this guide provides information related to searching our collections online, you should take some time to browse the shelves!

Grove (Oxford) Art Online

Using Scout

Scout simultaneously searches the library catalog, databases of scholarly work, electronic collections, images, streaming media, and much more.

Library of Congress Classification for Art

N = Visual arts

NA = Architecture

NB = Sculpture

NC = Drawing. Design. Illustration

ND = Painting

NE = Print media

NK = Decorative arts

NX = Arts in general


Welcome to the subject guide for Art and Art History! This guide provides information on using library and web resources to find books, journal articles, images, and digital projects. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask for assistance at the Gorgas Library Help Desk (located on the first floor) or to contact me directly by email or phone.

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