The books in the library are arranged by topic using Library of Congress classification system. Here are a few call number ranges to explore:
TR510-545 Color photography
TR624-835 Applied photography
TR925-1050 Photomechanical processes
For Subject searches try:
To do Keyword searches, you can either use add terms or use phrases.
Searching for Photographic criticism?
Test out photographic AND criticism or "photographic criticism" as searches and see what you can find.
The Library's Picture Collection contains more than 100,000 images clipped from magazines and other sources and filed alphabetically according to subject. Up to 50 pictures (10 per subject) may be checked out of the library.
Picture Collection Subject Headings
Another place to take a gander is our electronic resources, which includes:
And don't forget the Visual Resources Center.
Approximately 165,000 slides, as well as, a growing collection of digital images can be found here. The Center is open to students weekdays between 3 - 5:00 pm.
Women have made significant contributions to photography since its inception. Here are some artists to browse:
Looking for books tracing the origins and progression of photography from its humble beginnings in daguerreotypes to the gradual mastering of photographic portraits, techniques, and negatives.
Interested in various titles with collections of essays, reviews, and lectures.
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