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LC Classification

UTSA Libraries use the Library of Congress classification system to assign call numbers to books. A book's call number is basically its address on the shelf. You'll usually find art books under these broad categories:

N Visual arts
NA Architecture
NB Sculpture
NC Drawing. Design. Illustration
ND Painting
NE Print media
NK Decorative arts
NX Arts in general
TP Chemical technology (includes some ceramics/pottery)
TR Photography
TT Handicrafts. Arts and crafts

Example: NB237.N43 A4 2007 is the call number for this book:

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