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Art: Textbooks & eBooks

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

Art History

709

Art Movements

709

Art Nouveau

709.0349

Art Deco

709.04012

Pop Art

709.04071

Artists working in different mediums

709.2

Artists journals

702.81

Collage

702.812

Colour

701.85

Copyright

346.0484

Drawing

741

Drawing figures

743.4

Graffiti

751.73

Illustrators

741.092

Industrial design

745.2

Interior design

747

Origami

736.982

Painting organised by country

759

Painting techniques

751

Printmaking

760

Scrapbooking

745.593

Sculpture

730

Typography

686

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Subject Specialist or Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library. 

Looking for a Book We Don't Have?

If you are looking for a book which is not held in any of our libraries, you can ask us to borrow it from another library through the Inter-Library Loans system.

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Textbooks & eBooks

The Library has a huge range of textbook and eBook titles to meet your needs.

Textbooks can be a great place to start your research, but remember that demand can be high, so you'll need to plan in advance.  Use the Library Catalogue to check what books the library has available.

eBooks are a quick and easy way to access material.  They are available on or off campus and can be used 24 hours a day.  If you own a tablet device, these books can be viewed easily wherever you have a connection to the internet.  These titles also allow limited printing.

You can access our textbook and eBook collections through the Library Catalogue

Ebooks are included in the library catalogue, however, you may also wish to use the ebook platforms themselves.

Unless otherwise indicated, to access these ebooks platforms click on the link and enter your Network username and password when prompted:

A selection of ebooks for your subject

Art & Celebrity

Art & Outrage

The art of understanding art: A new perspective

Acrylic fusion : experimenting with alternative methods for painting, collage, and mixed media

British pop art and postmodernism 

Masters of science fiction and fantasy art : a collection of the most inspiring science fiction, fantasy, and gaming illustrators in the world 

Perspective sketching : freehand and digital drawing techniques for artists & designers 

Risk and uncertainty in the art world

Art, artisans & apprentices : apprentice painters & sculptors in the early modern British tradition

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the Library Catalogue it will display a call number that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like this:

306.47 GEL 

The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item.  The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.