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Art Research Guide

This annotated guide to selected art reference sources in the Newton Gresham Library covers painting, drawing, graphic arts, and sculpture.

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Books on the Fine Arts have call numbers starting with the letter N.

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

You can find the call number range for more detailed subjects by consulting the Library of Congress Classification Outline. For instance, books on mural painting are in ND2550-ND2733, while books on sculptures made with special materials are in NB1203-NB1270.


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