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Visual Arts

Art books

Concordia owns many books on art and artists. The bulk of these will be found in the N call number range, in both the main collection and on the oversize shelves.

If we do not own a book, you can request it through Summit or interlibrary loan. See the 'Interlibrary Loan' tab for more information.

Good places to browse:

N - Visual art

NA - Architecture

NB - Sculpture

NC - Drawing, design, and illustration

ND - Painting

NE - Print media

NK - Decorative and applied arts

NX - Arts in general

TR - Photography

TT - Arts and Crafts

Finding Books at Concordia

  • Use books to get an overview of a topic, learn trends, and find keywords for searching for more information on your topic. 
  • Need to find a book in the Concordia University Library collection? The library catalog is the place to go to locate books, DVDs, and videos.   
  • In addition to our print collection, there are more than 400,000 electronic books available to you through the catalog.  Ebooks have the same content as the print copy, but the entire text is online.  

Concordia Library Catalog



Summit Catalog - Borrow Items from Local Universities

Need to find additional books on your topic?  Request items through Summit and pick them up from the CU Library 3-4 days after your request has been placed.


Lamb Studios Archive, Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-10805.

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