VCU Libraries

Research Guides

Art History

Art History Browsing

Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:


N -- Visual Arts

NA -- Architecture

NB -- Sculpture

NC -- Drawing. Design. Illustration.

ND -- Painting

NE -- Print Media

NK -- Decorative Arts

NX -- Arts in General

TR -- Photography

Art Browsery

Look. Learn. Create.
Visit the Art Browsery on the 4th floor of Cabell Library to see a selection of new visually rich books available for checkout.

Google Books

                            Use Google Books to browse for relevant books, then search by title in VCU LIbraries to see if we have them in our collection. If not, request them via Inter-Library Loan.

Google Book Search

Art History Books

How to Find Ebooks

To find ebooks in VCU Libraries collections:

  1. Go to the homepage of the library website, library.vcu.edu
     
  2. Type your search into the yellow bar and click Search.

     
  3. On the right-hand side of your results page, filter by Material Type (Books) and Show Only (Access Online). 
    You may also want to filter by Publication Date.
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  4. View ebooks available to you through VCU Libraries across various platforms. 

Interlibrary Loan

If you can't find the book, article, or dissertation that you want at VCU, try these resources to find what you need.

Art History Theses and Dissertations

Dissertations may be useful sources for researching the state of the field and the bibliographies can often provide a wealth of new sources.