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ARTH 396 - Art and Architectural Treasures of the Vatican -: Find Books

Find Books

Search for books using the 'Classic Catalog,' below, or start at


Relevant Call Number Areas & Subjects

3rd Floor
BL 700 - 820
- Classical Greek & Roman Mythology

BR 1 - 1725 - Christian Religion

2nd Floor
N 5273

N 6915 - Italian Renaissance Art


Which books are scholarly?

To identify scholarly books, check for:

  • A university or academic publisher (e.g. Oxford, Cambridge)
  • Authors/editors are scholars, professors, curators, etc.
  • Extensive bibliographies/reference lists are provided

Museum catalogs are an especially helpful scholarly source.

  • They compile exemplary artworks on a shared theme or topic
  • Include scholarly essays and high quality printed images
  • Published by/in collaboration with a museum (e.g. Getty, Met Museum)
  • TIP: add the keyword "exhibitions" to your library search. E.g. "aphrodite exhibitions"

Book Search Tips

  • Check the location, call number, and status before heading to the shelf (see example below)
  • Books are organized by subject, so take time to browse the shelves. You might find something useful you didn't see in the catalog.
  • Obtain books from other SCAD locations or place a hold with the request service. Learn how here!

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