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ARTS 2341 - ARTS 4347: Metals: Books

This course guide was created for students in ARTS 2341, ARTS 3342, ARTS 3343, ARTS 3344, ARTS 4345, ARTS, ARTS 4346, & ARTS 4347

Library Links for Finding Artists' Books & Zines

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Alkek Library Catalog

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Search the library catalog for print resources, ebooks, movies, and more!

TIPS:

  • Click on the book title to see subject headings (example below), if you're having trouble coming up with the right keywords to find your books or articles. 
  • Use truncation, for example if searching for political or politics, you can type polit* and get any form of the root word before the *

USE SUBJECT HEADINGS LINKS TO FIND OTHER MATERIALS ON YOUR TOPIC

Handouts for Finding Books

 

Below is a browsing map with different areas of inerest highlighted in yellow to use when you are looking for any image related subject, topic, or medium. Click on the image to download a printable PDF version of it and to see it better. :)

Finding Books, eBooks, and other library materials

Use the Library Catalog to search the main collection for print resources and ebooks. The Library Catalog also provides location and availability details.

Below is a list of Call Number areas for Fine Arts and Design Resources for general browsing purposes when searching for images. For specific information see the section on how to use the Library Web Catalog for searching for art related information.
 

 

Subject Call Number
Advertising HF 5801-6182
Aesthetics BH
Architecture NA
Art Encyclopedias N1-9165
Art General NX
Decorative Arts NK
Drawing & Illustration NC
Graphic Arts & Computer Graphics TR, NC, Z200
Jewelry Making TS, TT
Music M
Painters & Painting ND
Photography TR
Printmaking NE
Sculpture & Sculptors NB

Useful Reference Books

Other Catalogs

Texshare - Check out a book from almost anywhere in Texas with one of these cards. Click for information.

Worldcat Searches thousands of libraries -  built-in interlibrary loan request button allows you to get material we don't own.

Subject Specific Bibliographies of Resources at Alkek Library