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ART C121 Guide: Art Books

A resource guide for Art 121: Drawing I

Online eBooks on Art History

Here are just a few eBook titles available online that may help your research on Art History. Search the library catalog for more!

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Books on Art History

We have a large collection of print art books at Cerro Coso's IWV campus. Here are just a few titles available for checkout to help your research on Art History. Search the library catalog for more!

Looking for More?

Can't find the resource you need at Cerro Coso?  You can also search WorldCat to find books located at libraries around the country. Then, submit an InterLibrary Loan request and we'll do our best to get that book for you to borrow free of charge.

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Library Call Number Sections

Books at Cerro Coso are shelved by subject using Library of Congress call numbers. Here is a breakdown of where to find books on your topic:

  • N1 - N9165: Visual arts
  • NB1 - NB1952: Sculpture
  • NC1 - NC1940: Drawing. Design. Illustration
  • ND25 - ND3416: Painting
  • NK3700 - NK4695: Ceramics
  • TP785 - TP869: Clay industries. Ceramic. Glass
  • TR1 - TR1050: Photography
  • TT205 - TT267: Metalworking
  • TT919 - TT925: Pottery

Subject Headings

When looking in the catalog (and some databases) for resources, try searching by subject keyword for more refined results. Here are some general subject headings you may wish to try:

  • Art
  • Art--History
  • Ceramics
  • Color
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Photography, Artistic
  • Pottery
  • Sculpture