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Photography: About the library

find books and articles about photography and links to image databases

Art & photography research databases

Photography museum collection websites

Search the collections for photographers or titles

Photography books

Photography books can be found on the 2nd floor of the Little Fine arts Library, mostly in the "TR" section.  There is also an oversize section of "TR" books that has larger volumes.  Many are predominantly pictures.

Use the library catalog to find the exact location.

Photography journals

Photography call numbers

Books on photography are primarily in the "TR" classification from the Library of Congress.  If the photographs are of a particular country, they are shelved according to that place, under "D," "E," "F" (history of the Americas), "G," and even "S" (agriculture).

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, Including artistic, commercial, medical photography, photocopying processes

   TR 681 Portraits, "special classes of persons" (alphabetical)

TR845-899 Cinematography. Motion pictures

TR925-1050 Photomechanical processes

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