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AH 11: Visual Culture since 1400 - Rose

Finding Books & Media

Beyond the DNL

Can't find the book or article you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)! With ILL, you can:

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge
  • Get articles via e-mail within 3-5 business days
  • Get books within 2 weeks
  • Be notified by e-mail when your items arrive (physical materials will be held at the Library in your name)

Request materials online:

Other options for finding books:

If all else fails, you can always try searching Google Books to see if you can access the partial or full text of the book you need!

Google Book Search

Other options for finding articles:

Sometimes if the Library doesn't have the full text of an article, you can find it by searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

Google Scholar Search

Browsing for Books in the Stacks

Actual physical browsing (in the stacks) can sometimes help you find what you didn't realize you needed. Begin browsing upstairs in the Circulating Collection (books you can take home) and on the main floor in the Reference Collection under the following Library of Congress call numbers:

N1-9165 Visual Arts (General)
NB1-1952 Sculpture
NC1-1940 Drawing, Design, Illustration
ND25-3416 Painting
NE1-3002 Print Media
NK1-9955 Decorative Arts, Applied Arts, Decoration and Ornament
NX1-820 Arts in General
NX654-694 Religious Arts

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