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Art History : Ancient & Medieval Art: Resources @Lourdes and Ohio/LINK/OPAL Libraries

Lourdes & OhioLINK/OPAL Catalogs: Books, Videos, Electronic Resources (E-Books)

Strategies

FIND A BOOK  in Duns Scotus Library by searching in the online catalog and noting the Dewey decimal call number. 

LIMIT TO THOSE NOT CHECKED OUT will display only books in the library, not ebooks. Check this box to narrow the search results to find items on the shelves.

BROWSE the stacks (book shelves) to serendipitously find other books.

DEWEY NUMBERS for Ancient and Medieval art: 

  • 709   Historical, geographic, persons treatment of fine and decorative art
  • 722   Architecture from earliest times to ca 300
  • 723   Architecture from ca 300 to 1399
  • 732   Sculpture from earlist times to ca 500
  • 733   Greek, Etruscan, Roman sculpture
  • 759   Historical, geographic, persons treatment of painting and paintings

 

Reference strategies

Reference works are shelved separately from circulating items.

  • References are for use in the library.
  • Encyclopedias may be used for general or background information; some are subject specific for proper language and terms.
  • Other types of references: almanacs, atlases, dictionaries, directories, handbooks
  • Check indexes for volume and page numbers for specific topics.
  • Note if there are suggested references at end of article or entry for further study.