Research Guides: Art & Art History

LC Call #s for Art & Art History
The N call #s are on the 3rd floor of Middleton Library. Use the 300 East entrance into the stacks for easiest access to the collection. The TR call #s are located on the 4th floor of Middleton.

N - Visual Arts

NA - Architecture
NB - Sculpture
NC - Drawing. Design. Illustration
ND - Painting
NE - Print Media
NK - Decorative Arts
NX - Arts in General
TR - Photography

LC Subject Headings
To determine relevant LC Subject Headings for your topic, conduct a subject search in the LSU Online Catalog.

Graphic arts
Watercolor painting

If you are looking for information on a particular artist, it is advisable to search for the artist as an author and as a subject. When searching the online catalog with a personal name, enter your search as such: Last name, First name.

Monet, Claude, 1840-1926
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Morisot, Berthe, 1841-1895

+ Catalogs
+ Correspondence
+ Criticism and interpretation
+ Influence
+ Aesthetics
+ Exhibitions
+ Catalogues raisonnes
+ Interviews
+ Themes, motives

Subject Specialist
Picture: Marty Miller

Marty Miller
Art & Design Librarian
Tel: 578-7197

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Additional Resources Online
Special Collections in Hill Memorial Library has research guides relating to art history, architecture and the history of books and printing.  They can be accessed by clicking the link below.

Useful Art Websites:
Art History Resources on the Web
Global coverage of art history. Compiled by Art History Professor, Christoper L. C. E. Witcombe.

ArtLex Art Dictionary

Artcyclopedia List of Museums Worldwide
College Art Association

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