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Resources for the study of photography.

Browsing the Shelves

Call Numbers - using Library of Congress Classification

TR1-1050 Photography

TR250-265 Cameras

TR287-500 Photographic processing. Darkroom technique

TR504-508 Transparencies. Diapositives

TR510-545 Color photography

TR550-581 Studio and laboratory

TR590-620 Lighting

TR624-835 Applied photography (artistic, commercial, medical photography, photocopying processes)

TR845-899 Cinematography. Motion pictures

TR925-1050 Photomechanical processes

Where to start

Welcome to the Library's guide for finding information and resources relating to photography. First, try performing a catalog search for items relating to photography from our library catalog. Alternatively, browse the stacks; the call numbers listed on the left indicate where to find the subject in question. 

Helpful subjects to search include the following:

  • Artistic Photography
  • Black and White Photography
  • Digital photography
  • Nature / Landscape Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Photographic Criticism


Journals - In addition, search the catalog for a particular journal relevant to photography. Click the link to access the bibliographic item record from our catalog and find the most current issues we have available. Periodicals are found on the second floor of the library.

The following is a list of representative journals for this discipline:

  • American Craft
  • Art Bulletin
  • Art in America
  • Art Journal 
  • ArtForum
  • Communication Arts
  • Print
  • Life 

Subject Guide

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