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You can look for books on our on-line card catalog, Destiny

     Suggested search terms:  

     1. Use the artist’s last name and search as a subject or a keyword.

     2. Try Spanish art* and see what comes up (the asterisk allows for any ending on the root word)

     3. Try either art* or artist* and see what comes up.

Or you can utilize the Browse technique. 

A.    Go to Non-fiction 703 to 709 and scan the shelves. 

B.     Go to the Reference Section: REF 703 to REF 709 where you will find many Art sets or Encyclopedias.  Use the set indexes.

These are some recommended Reference books.  Remember to use the set index:       

Art Books/Encyclopedias:

REF 703 GOW          Encyclopedia of Visual Art v. 7

REF 703 GRE           Great Artists of the Western World

REF 703 LAN           Schirmer Encyclopedia of Art

REF 703 RAT           New International Illustrated Encyclopedia of Art

REF 708.1471 MET  Great Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Selection from the European Collections (El Greco, Velazquez, Goya)

REF 708.46 PRA      Prado, Madrid

REF 709 ART           Art: A World History

REF 709 BOG           Picasso & Things

REF 709 BOO           The Book of Art, v.4   (El Greco)

REF 709 HID             Goya  

REF 709 INT             International Dictionary of Art and Artists

REF 709 UND           Understanding Art: A Reference Guide to Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture in the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque Periods (Velazquez)

REF 709.2 CON        Contemporary Artists

REF 709.2 EUR        European Artists

REF 709.2 GAL        Artists: from Michelangelo to Maya Lin

REF 759 KIE             Masters of Painting

REF 759.6 PAB        Pablo Picasso: a Retrospective

REF 909 REF            Reformation, exploration, and empire (El Greco)

REF 909 WOR          Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914 (Goya)

REF 909.82 TAB      Icons of the Century (Picasso)     

Biography Sets:

REF 709.2 FAC        Facts on File Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists

REF 920 DIC            Dictionary of World Biography

REF 920 GRO           Grolier Library of International Biographies v. 9

REF 920 MCGSec    Encyclopedia of World Biography

REF 920.009 CON    Contemporary Heroes and Heroines (Kahlo)

REF 920.02 UXL      Encyclopedia of World Biography 



  • There is a wonderful cooking and foods section in our Non-Fiction collection where you can browse through the book selections.  Go to 641s.

  • In our Reference Section, you may wish to consult:

    REF 641.5 WOR - World Atlas of Food

             REF 910 LAN - Land and Peoples (Look in the Index for Foods, Cuisine OR your specific country).

             REF 980 LAT  - Latin America: History and Culture: an Encyclopedia for Students

 Or ....Type in the name of your country as Subject or Keyword  and see what comes up.  

You could also do a Power Search, putting your country in the first field; and the word food in the second field.


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