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ARTS 2311 - 4318: Ceramics: Books

A course guide to library research resources for studio art students in Ceramics I - Ceramics Thesis & Special Problems

Ceramics and Pottery Books

Ceramics and Pottery Art & Artist Books can be found in the NK call number area on the 6th floor of the library.

Ceramics and Pottery Techniques Books can be found in the TT call number area on the 7th floor of the library.

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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.

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Alkek Library Book Catalog

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




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

Useful Subject Headings and Call Number Areas

These are just a couple of many useful subject headings to get you started looking for books in the library on your topics if you would rather browse in the catalog than search by keyword. Once you get a list of books from one of the subject headings listed below, you will see a common call number area for that subject and can go to it to browse in the stacks.

Pottery Ancient

Indian Pottery

Below is a list of Call Number areas for Fine Arts and Design Resources for general browsing purposes when searching for images. The handout below the table is visual map version of this table.


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

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. :)

Subject Guide

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