Arts Library Quick Guide to Major Subject Areas

The Arts Library’s holdings are arranged by subject according to the Library of Congress classification system. Following are the call number and classification ranges for major subject areas.

AM : Museums

BH : Aesthetics

CC : Archaeology

CJ : Numismatics

D : World History, Guidebooks

E-F : History of the Americas

GT : Costume, Dress, Fashion

 

HD : Development & Land Use

HE : Broadcasting, Cable Television
7600-9999

 

HT : Settlements, Cities, Planning

K : Law & Legislation

LD : UCLA Masters Theses and Dissertations
791.8 and 791.9

 

N : Visual Arts (General)
400-4040 Art museums, galleries, etc.; arranged by country
5198-5299 Private collections and collectors
5300-7418 History of art
5315-5899 Ancient
5940-6311 Medieval, Byzantine
6260-6271 Islamic
6280-6310 Romanesque, Gothic
6370-6375 Renaissance, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries
6490 Abstract
6494 A7 Art Deco
6560 Central American
6845-6850 French
7304 Indian
7343 Chinese
7353-7355 Japanese
7430-7483 Techniques, composition, style, criticism
7575-7624 Portraits
7790-8199 Religious art
8555-8585 Examination and conservation of works of art
8600-9165 Economics of art, art and the state, public art

 

NA : Architecture
190-1613 History of architecture
200-340 Ancient architecture
350-373 Medieval architecture
440-489 Gothic architecture
570-590 Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo architecture
630-699 Eighteenth- to twentyfirst-century architecture
700-1700 Architects and architecture by place
1995-1997 Architecture as a profession
2000-2320 Study and teaching
2335-2360 Competitions
2400-2460 Museums, exhibitions
2700-2800 Architectural drawing and design
2810-4050 Architectural details, motifs, decorations
4590-6199 Religious architecture
6200-6280 Banks, office buildings, shops
6820-6840 Theaters
7100-7860 Houses, housing, hotels, apartment buildings
9000-9425 Aesthetics of cities, city planning, beautification

 

NB : Sculpture

NC : Drawing, Design, Illustration
997-1003 Commercial art, advertising art
1300-1766 Caricature, pictorial humor and satire
1800-1855 Posters

 

ND : Painting
1290-1460 Special subjects (human figures, landscape, etc.)
1700-2495 Watercolor painting
2550-2888 Mural painting
2890-3416 Illuminating of manuscripts and books

 

NE : Print Media (Woodcut, Engraving, Silkscreen, etc.)

NK : Decorative Arts, Interior Design
1135-1149 Arts and Crafts movement
1700-3505 Interior decorations. House decoration
4700-4890 Costume and its accessories
8800-9505 Textile arts and art needlework

NX : Arts in General, Interrelationship among the Arts
654-694 Religious arts
700-754 Patronage of the arts

 

P : Communication and Mass Media

PN : Performing Arts, Show Business
1600-1692 Dramatic theory, playwriting, composition
1865-1999 Special types of drama:
1991 Radio
1992 Television (history, theory, individual shows, writing for television)
1993 Film journals
1993.5 Film history (general history first, then grouped alphabetically by country)
1994-1995 Film theory and appreciation
1995.9 Films by special topics (e.g., detective films, film noir, war films, etc.)
1996 Screenplay writing
1997 Screenplays
1998 Directors (biographies and criticism)
2000-2900 Actors and actresses (biographies and studies)
3000-3299 Dramatic representation, theatrical management, staging, accessories, pageants

 

SB : Landscape Architecture

TA : Structural Design  

TH : Building Technologies
7413 Solar energy applications

 

TR : Photography

TT : Crafts

Z : Bibliographies