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Art History & Archaeology

Below is a selection of the most relevant resources on Art History & Archaeology. Use the tabs to navigate through the different types of resources.

  • To search only books, you need to select the 'John S. Bailey Library' option from the 'Library' facets list on the left side of the 'Search Results page'. To find these books on the shelves you need to know their Call Number and their Collection.
  • An ebook can be read online or offline on computers, mobile devices, or tablets anytime anywhere! The JSB Library offers a great variety of ebooks through the following electronic databases. If you need assistance on how to search for or use ebooks, you may consult the library's Ebook guide.

Search the databases below for articles in academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and trade publications.

Search the following database for background information, definitions, and/or topic overviews from subject-specific encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources.

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Browsing the shelves

The library organizes books on the shelves based on the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Below you can see Dewey classes, divisions, and/or sections relevant to the fields of art history and archeology.

The arts 700 Plastic arts & sculpture 730
Philosophy & theory of fine & decorative arts 701 Drawing & decorative arts 740
Galleries, museums, & private collections 708 Painting & paintings 750
Historical, geographic, persons treatment of fine & decorative arts 709 Archaeology 930.1