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Art History: Find Books

Locate your Books

How to locate books in the library

Materials in the Woodbury University Library are arranged in several collections, including Reference, Stacks, Oversize, Special Collections, Media Collections and others.

To locate an item in the library’s collection, use the call number and location you find in the library’s online catalog , which is listed under the "Location" and "Call Number" columns in the item’s record.

Example - for the book:  Mirror of the World: A New History of Art


The Holdings info indicate that the Call Number is N5300 .B429 2007 and the Location is Burbank Main Stacks.

Note whether the item is checked out or available by looking at the information in the ‘Status’ column.

Library of Congress Classification

Relevant areas in the collection organized by Library of Congress call number classification:

N Visual Arts (Contemporary Artists – N 6490)

ND Painting

NX Arts in General

TR Photography – (Contemporary Photographers – TR 139)

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At Woodbury Library there are several platforms that you may use to access eooks. Most of these are listed below. Woodbury Library currently provides access to tens of thousands of eBooks and is regularly adding more. Typically you will access an eBook as a result of a search of the Woodbury Library Catalog, but you may also connect to the eBook platform directly and search and/or browse.  For more information on access, see our eBooks Research Guide

Databases and eBook platforms available for you at Woodbury are: