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Subject Guide ~ Art and Art History

Books at Hamilton

Browse the Library Collection

Books and DVDs are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers.
A-M - 3rd floor
N-Z - 2nd floor
OVERSIZE - 2nd floor
DVDs - 2nd floor

AM – Museums. Collectors and collecting
GT – Costume. Dress. Fashion
N – Visual arts (General)
NA – Architecture
NB – Sculpture
NC – Drawing. Design. Illustration
ND – Painting
NE – Print media
NK – Decorative arts
NX – Arts in general
TR – Photography

Svetlana Kopystiansky. Library, 1990
Image © 2007 Estate of Svetlana Kopystiansky / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Image courtesy ARTstor

Borrow from Another Library

Interlibrary loan requests can be made using:

  • Hamilton Library Catalog - Use the "Books at Other Libraries" filter to search for and request books using the database
  • WorldCat (FirstSearch) - Use the "Find It" icon to self-populate our interlibrary loan form
  • ILLiad - The interlibrary loan department's fill-in form



See How

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Borrowing from another library using the library catalog is just as fast as using WorldCat's FirstSearch interface or the ILLiad fill-in form.

  1. Sign in to your library account.
  2. Perform a search and limit it to "Books at Other Libraries."
  3. View the full record for an item you want.
  4. Select the "Request from Interlibrary Loan" link if Hamilton does not provide access to the item (see below).
  5. Log on to ILLiad to view the pre-populated request form.
  6. Click "Submit Request" at the bottom of the form.

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