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Writing About the Arts

This Libguide is your place to get access to information to be most succesfull on your research paper for Karen Libby's class Writing About the Arts

Physical Items

You can browse for books on dance within the call number ranges:

792-793

 

Below are some examples of dance books in the library.

 Dance Magazine

Dance (ICACAT) (FULL-TEXT ACCESS)

You can browse for books on film within the call number ranges:

791.4-

 

Below are some examples of fIlm books in the library.

Film Magazine

American Cinematographer

Entertainment Weekly

The New Yorker

The New York Times Magazine

 

Graphic novels can be found in three areas in our library. 1. In Juvenile (J GNC)  2. Young Adult (YA GNC) 3.  Adult Graphic Novels (GNC)

Below are some examples of graphic novels books in the library.

Literature can be found in three areas in our library. Criticism, analysis, and major classics are found in the 800's. Novels are found in the Fiction section (FIC). Short stories are found in the Short Story collection (SC).

Below are some examples of literature books in the library.

You can browse for books on music within the call number ranges:

780-788

 

Below are some examples of music books in the library.

Music Magazines

The American Harp Journal

Downbeat

Flute Talk

The Instrumentalist

Piano Guide Notes

Rolling Stone

Tape Op

The Poetry section are organized by what librarians call "word-based" order. That means you will see actual words instead of letters and numbers. So a call number will look like this:

Poetry(What)                     Poetry(What)

Europe(Where)                  Europe(Where)

Baudelaire.C(Author)        Beowulf(Title)

Notice, one ends with the author of the piece while the other with the title.

 

Below are some examples of poetry books in the library.

 

The Theatre section is organized by what librarians call "word-based" order. That means you will see actual words instead of letters and numbers. So a call number will look like this:

One-Acts(What)                    Plays(What)

N.America(Where)                Europe(Where)

Best(Title)                              Cook.P(Author)

1986-1987(additional Info)   Good(Title)

 

Notice, one ends with the additional Info while the other with the title.

 

Below are some examples of theatre books in the library.

You can find books on the visual arts within the call number ranges.

E Native American Arts

F United States Historical Art

GT Costume, Dress, Fashion 

N Visual Arts (General)

NA Architecture

NB Sculpture

NC Drawing, Design, Illustration

ND Painting

NK Decorative Arts

NX Arts in General

TR Photography

TT Glazes, Sewing, Pottery Techniques, and Weaving

Z Book Design, Graphic Design, Typography

All these books can be found In the nook next to the non-fiction books on the west side of the building towards Picasso house.

Below are some examples of visual arts books in the library.

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