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Browsing the Art Section
Sometimes it is fun and worthwhile to simply browse the shelves for Art Books. We use the Dewey Decimal system at Sierra College and Art may be found in the main collection in the 700s .* More specific subject ranges are as follows:
720 -- Architecture
730 -- Sculpture and Ceramics
740 -- Drawing and Decorative Arts
750 -- Painting and Painters
760 -- Graphic Arts
770 -- Photography
* Art books are often shelved in the Oversize Section as well. If you need help locating this area, please ask a Librarian.
Art and Artists from Gale Virtual Reference Library
One of most popular online databases is the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Students and Faculty can access dozens of online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and other reference materials via the Internet. Search the entire Gale Virtual Reference Library collection.
A few items with valuable information on Art and Artists are:
Welcome to the Art and Artists LibGuide
This resource guide is designed to help students and faculty navigate through the diverse Art-related resources in the Sierra College Library. Although its not designed with any particular Art course in mind, we hope that anyone taking a transferable General Education Art course will find it helpful. If at anytime you have a question about the guide, or the Library in general, feel free to contact us.
Reference Books for Art and Art History
There are a variety of fantastic Art and Art History Reference Books in the Sierra College Library. Items such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks can be found in the Reference Area of the Library. While these are "library use only," they may be photocopied for 10 cents a page.