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


This Research Guide is designed to aid students in using Iona College Library resources to complete projects and assignments for the Fine & Performing Arts and includes important reference works, articles in databases, and journals. 

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Where Are the Library 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.