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Art History

information about how to search for books related to art history

Search DELCAT Discovery to Find Library Resources

Search DELCAT Discovery to find library resources related to your research topic. Users can limit searches to books, journals and other items held by the University of Delaware Library or search the entire WorldCat database that encompasses millions of titles in libraries throughout the world.

UD items appear at or near the top of the results display. Material not held by the Library (labeled WorldCat Libraries) can be requested via a link that automatically generates an interlibrary loan request form.

Call number browsing is available from the Call Number Browse web page.

Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases (e.g., "dance of death" or "journal of decorative and propaganda arts").
  • Use the truncation symbol (*) in DELCAT Discovery and other databases. For example, type wom*n to find woman or women; type paint* to find paint, paintings, painted, painter, etc.
  • Use the filter options to refine your search results.
  • Use Advanced Search when you want to construct a more specific search.

Where are the art books located?

Art books are located on the third floor of the Library within the N section.
Books about photography are located on the lower level of the Library within the TR section.
Books about archaeology are located on the third floor within the CC section.

Important: Many art books are considered oversize (designated as Folio or Folio+). Oversize books are located on the Lower Level of the Library.