Reference books provide basic or background information about topics. Click on a title below and log in with your NetID and password to access the reference book online.
The first few letters of the call number indicate the section of the library where the book is located. Visit these sections on the fifth floor if you would like to browse:
N Visual Arts - General
NC Drawing, Design & Illustration
NE Print media
NH Photography, Video & Film Studies
NK Decorative Arts
NX Arts in General
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty offer hundreds of free art ebooks online. Check out the links below to see a listing of available art books.
Wondering how to start your paper? The library offers resources that may help you write about art topics.