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Art : Finding Books

This guide covers basic resources that may be useful to the Art Department.

Search WorldCat

Click here for a guide to how to use the WorldCat Discovery.

Browse Art Books

N - Fine Arts  

NA - Architecture
NB - Sculpture
NC - Drawing, Design
ND - Painting
NE - Print Media
NK - Decorative Arts
NX - Arts in General

TR - Photography
TT - Handicrafts, Arts and Crafts

Z 246 Graphic Design (Typography)

Also, check the Oversize collection located after the Z call numbers. Many of the art books are located in this oversize section.

See the LC class outline for Art for more detail.


Purchase Request Form

Do you have a recommendation for a library purchase? Please fill out this purchase request form.

Note: Instructional orders are dealt with as quickly as possible and are a priority. We will accommodate other requests as funds become available.

Find Books

Use the links below to search for books. If you need books not held at Scarborough Library, you may request Interlibrary loans. ILL forms are located at

  1. WorldCat Discovery for books held in Scarborough Library and libraries worldwide. Interlibrary loan feature is built-in.
  2. Google Books - newer books not always available in full-text, but still a good discovery tool.

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