In-depth and introductory material may be found in online and print books on a variety of topics. Books take much longer to write (and read) and are designed for in-depth explanations of entire fields and larger issues. Use Library Search or the box below to find print and electronic books in Rowan's collection.
Most circulating art books are shelved on the 4th floor under the following classification headings:
N Visual arts
NC Drawing, Design
NE Print media
NK Decorative arts
NX Arts in general
TT Handicrafts. Arts and crafts
For a more detailed breakdown of these categories click here:
Library of Congress Classification Outline
Books designated in the catalog as Oversize are shelved in the Oversized Book rows in the northwest corner of the 4th floor stack area.
Books designated in the catalog as Folio are shelved in the Folio Book Room on the 2nd floor.
Subject headings are descriptions of the content of library materials using precise language. You can click on them in a relevant catalog record or search for them in advanced searches.
Books about an artist may be found by using the artist's name as a subject term. Books of an artist's works may be either under the artist's name as an author or as a subject or both.