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Art: Find Print Books

This Art Research Guide will help you find books, eBooks, articles, audio-visuals and web contents in a variety of topics related to Art.

Online Catalog

Search the LSCS Libraries' Online Catalog:

Keywords Anywhere   Subject   Title   Author


Use the above search box
to find books, videos and digital collections owned by Lone Star College, Harris County Public Library and Montgomery County Memorial Library Systems.

If the book you need is not available in our catalog / system, you can request it through LSCS Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Request Form.
Once the requested material has been received and placed on Hold at your local college library; you will be notified by either email, mail or phone that the material is ready for you to pick it up. Please allow up to 15 working days for processing, if you are sending an ILL request. (This LSCS ILL form / service is for LSCS card holders only)

WorldCat is a searchable catalog of books and other materials in over 45,000 libraries worldwide. No full text, but can help you locate books locally that aren't available in our system. You can use the Inter-library Loan form link mentioned above, to request the book from another library.


Citation Help

APA Style Guide

APA Style7 Guide for References List and In-text citation

Chicago Style Manual

Notes & Bibliography Citation Guide
This guide provides examples and tips on how to cite sources in the Chicago Notes & Bibliography style.

Notes & Bibliography Overview
View this handout for a more detailed explanation of how to use the Chicago Notes & Bibliography style.

MLA Style Guide

Selected Books in the Library

Keywords to use in searches


Visual Arts, Architecture

Photography, Arts and Crafts

Sculpture, Drawing, Design, Illustrations

General Arts, Civic and Landscape Art

Painting, Print Media

Arts in General

Architecture, Sculpture Ceramics Metal Work
Graphic Arts Photogrpahy Artists - by name


Browsing the Shelves

Use the Library of Congress (LC) and Dewey Decimal (DD) system call numbers from the chart below to browse the shelves to find materials (books, CDs, DVDs) on Art related topics.
Ask a Librarian if you need help!

LC Call No.  Subject DD Call No. Subject
N - NA Visual Art, Architecture 700 - 710's General arts, 
Civic and 
Landscape Art
NB - NC Sculpture, Drawing,
Design, Illustrations
720 - 730's Architecture,
ND - NE Painting, Print Media 738,739 Ceramics, 
Metal Work


Arts in General 740 - 750's Drawing
& Decorative
Arts, Paintings


Photography, Arts
and Crafts
760 - 770's Graphic Arts,