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ARTS CENTER LIBRARY

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1100 12th Ave. (2nd Floor)

The Arts Center Library includes a large collection of art books housed in Room 203, on the second floor of the Arts Center building. It consists of the following subjects below as defined by the Dewey Decimal System, sections 700-779.

NOTE: The Photography section (770s) is housed in the photography classroom, in Room AC 6, basement floor of the Arts Center. 

You can use the library catalog to find books included in this collection. Look for call numbers that start with AC. Example call numbers look like this:

  • AC 721 REC
  • AC 700 PUG

See this page for more information on using the library catalog.

(Click headings below to expand and collapse the following categories.)

  • 701 Philosophy & theory
  • 702 Miscellany
  • 703 Dictionaries & encyclopedias
  • 704 Special topics
  • 705 Serial publications
  • 706 Organizations & management
  • 707 Education, research, related topics
  • 708 Galleries, museums, private collections
  • 709 Historical, areas, persons treatment
  • 711 Area planning (Civic art)
  • 712 Landscape architecture
  • 713 Landscape architecture of trafficways
  • 714 Water features
  • 715 Woody plants
  • 716 Herbaceous plants
  • 717 Structures
  • 718 Landscape design of cemeteries
  • 719 Natural landscapes
  • 721 Architectural structure
  • 722 Architecture to ca.300
  • 723 Architecture from ca. 300 to 1399
  • 724 Architecture from 1400
  • 725 Public structures
  • 726 Buildings for religious purposes
  • 727 Buildings for education & research
  • 728 Residential & related buildings
  • 729 Design & decoration
  • 731 Processes, forms, subjects of sculpture
  • 732 Sculpture to ca. 500
  • 733 Greek, Etruscan, Roman sculpture
  • 734 Sculpture from ca. 500 to 1399
  • 735 Sculpture from 1400
  • 736 Carving & carvings
  • 737 Numismatics & sigillography
  • 738 Ceramic arts
  • 739 Art metalwork
  • 741 Drawing & drawings
  • 742 Perspective
  • 743 Drawing & drawings by subject
  • 745 Decorative arts
  • 746 Textile arts
  • 747 Interior decoration
  • 748 Glass
  • 749 Furniture & accessories
  • 751 Technique, equipment, forms
  • 752 Color
  • 753 Symbolism, allegory, mythology, legend
  • 754 Genre paintings
  • 755 Religion & religious symbolism
  • 757 Human figures & their parts
  • 758 Other subjects
  • 759 Historical, areas, persons treatment
  • 761 Relief processes (block printing)
  • 763 Lithographic (planographic) processes
  • 764 Chromolithography & serigraphy
  • 765 Metal engraving
  • 766 Mezzotinting & related processes
  • 767 Etching & drypoint
  • 769 Prints
  • 771 Techniques, equipment, materials
  • 772 Metallic salt processes
  • 773 Pigment processes of printing
  • 774 Holography
  • 778 Fields & kinds of photography
  • 779 Photographs

686.2 Graphic Arts, Typography and Design

  • These books are in the 600s section of the Vanderbilt Library. 

USE OF THE ARTS CENTER LIBRARY

The Arts Center Library is self-service, on the honor system. Please be respectful of your fellow students, colleagues and the collection by returning books by the end of each trimester.  

CATALOG & DATABASES

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