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Art History


This guide is an introduction to art & art history resources available in the Northwestern University Libraries.  It presents some of the most useful print and digital resources, but is not a comprehensive listing of all the reference and research materials available at the NU Libraries.. 

For in depth help with locating particular types of information contact:the

Cara List, Art Librarian     OR

Perry Nigro, Art Library Assistant,

The Northwestern University Art Library

The Art Library is located in two reading rooms, the Eloise R. Martin Reading Room and the Architecture Reading Room.  Bptj are located on the second floor of Deering Library.  The Martin Reading Room contains the larger portion of the collection with Library of Congress call numbers in the Ns, except for the NAs which cover architecture.  NAs are located in the Architecture Reading Room.  Some older materials have Dewey call numbers.  The Martin Reading Room collection is concentrated in the 700s, with the 720s located in the Architecture Reading Room.