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Art and Visual Rhetoric: Getting started

A LibGuide designed for students enrolled in ART 382 01W.

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General Information

The Butler Libraries maintain a collection of art history resources to support classes offered in art history and aprreciation.  Materials in this area are cataloged in the Library of Congress classification scheme (LC) under the alphabetical designation of "N."  The classification contains the following general subdivisions:

  • N = Visual Arts
  • NA = Architecture
  • NB = Sculpture
  • NC = Drawing
  • ND = Painting
  • NE = Print Media
  • NK = Decorative Arts
  • NX = Arts in General
  • TR = Photography 

General Resources

  • American Art Directory
    REF N 50 .A54
  • Art Information and the Internet: How to Find It, How to Use It.
    REF N 59 .J66 1999
  • Art Information: Research Methods and Resources
    REF N 85 .J65 1990
  • Atlas of World Art / ed. by J. Onians
    REF OVERSIZE N 5300 .A85 2004
  • Guide to the Literature of Art History 2
    REF N 380 .M374 2005

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