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Subject Research Guide -- School of Arts & Science, Fine and Performing Arts Department

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Where in the library are books on the Arts?

Books on the Fine and Performing Arts are found in Dewey Decimal Number sections: 

  • 700-709: The Arts - Philosophy and Theory
  • 710-719: Civic & Landscape Art
  • 720-729: Architecture
  • 730-739: Sculpture
  • 740-749: Drawing & Decorative Arts
  • 750-759: Painting & Paintings
  • 760-769: Printmaking & Prints
  • 770-779: Photography
  • 780-789: Music
  • 791-792: Film & Television
  • 793-794: Dance
  • 800-819: Drama
  • 900-999: History (Divided by parts of the world)

The 700's (books on art) are found in Ryan Library, 3rd Floor, West Wing.  
The 800's (literature and humanities) are found in the Ryan Library, 2nd Floor, East Wing
The 900's (books on history, including art history) are found in Ryan Library, 2nd Floor, West Wing.

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