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Books on the history of cultural institutions, museum practices, exhibitions, etc. -
african american* museum* history
historic sites african american*
worlds fairs negroes
black museum movement
General Books on a Period or Style or Concept -
african american artists contemporary
african american women art*
modern* african american art*
photograph* african american
"new negro" renaissance
"great migration" african american*
Exhibition Catalogs -
african american art exhibition*
horace pippin exhibit*
women artist* african american exhibit*
su:african american art 20th century catalogs
Books on a specific artist -
henry ossawa tanner
TIP: Go to the 3rd floor and browse the books in N6538 .N5. That's the area for general books on African American art.
TIP: Using the truncation symbol (*) is a useful feature in DELCAT and other databases. For example, type wom*n to find woman or women; type paint* to find paint, paintings, painted, painter, etc.
TIP: Be sure to note the date of publication of the book you are using.
Books in the library are grouped together by subject. Art books are located on the third floor of the Library within the N section. Photography books are located on the lower level of the Library within the TR section.
Important: Many art books are considered oversize (designated as Folio or Folio+). Oversize books are located on the Lower Level of the Library.
The N section of the library is divided as follows:
N - Visual Arts
NA - Architecture
NB - Sculpture
NC - Drawing, Design, Illustration
ND - Painting
NE - Print Media
NK - Decorative Arts
NX - Arts in General, including interdisciplinary studies