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Art and Architecture Collection

The Art & Architecture Collection is located in the north wing of Norlin Library. The collection houses one of the most comprehensive art library collections in the Mountain West. The Art & Architecture Collection contains approximately 100,000 volumes of reference works, monographs, exhibition catalogues. We subscribe to well over 200 journals and serials.

Map of the Art and Architecture Stacks

 

A call number is a combination of letters and numbers which identifies the location and subject matter of books. Think of a call number as an address for a book on the library shelf. Books on similar subjects will appear next to each other.

Call number ranges potentially relevant to your learning in this course include:

  • N Fine Arts
    • NC Drawing. Design. Illustration  
      • NC997-1003 Commercial art. Advertising art
      • NC845-915 Graphic arts materials
    • NK Decorative Arts
      • NK1160-1590  Decoration and ornament. Design 
    • NA Architecture 
  • Z Books, Libraries, Information Science
    • Z116.A3 Book design 
  • T Technology
    • TR Photography 
    • TT Handicrafts. Arts and crafts
      • TT500 Fashion

Rare and Distinctive Collections

Rare and Distinctive Collections (RaD) at the CU Boulder Libraries includes: rare books and manuscripts, the archives, government information, and the map collection. Contact RaD at rad@colorado.edu.

Rare Books houses rare works and contemporary artworks such as medieval manuscripts, contemporary artists’ books, and a signature photobook and photography collection.

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