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Illustration Research Portal: Books

Browse for Books

Prefer to browse the library's shelves to discover books? Use these call numbers to find these subjects in the library and the library catalog:

  • NC1 - 1940 Drawing, Design, Illustration
  • PZ 7 Children's Books
  • Q222 Scientific Illustration
  • QH318 - 318.5 Scientific Illustration

Search the SCAD Libraries catalog for books, ebooks, DVDs, and magazine/journal subscriptions:

Book Search Tips

  • Check the location, availability and call number before heading to the shelf
  • Not sure how to read a call number? Learn more by watching this video.
  • Books are organized by subject, so take time to browse the shelves. You might find something useful you didn't see in the catalog.
  • Get books from other SCAD locations or place a hold with the request service. Learn how here!

Ebook Tips

Looking for online resources? Log into your SCAD account from the library homepage to access ebooks and databases from home.

Searching for other library materials available online? Learn how to find eResources through SCAD Libraries with the video below:

Need more help? Ask a Librarian to connect you with library resources.




Looking for a Textbook?

If your professor has set aside required reading for your class, find it under Course Reserves. Reserve materials may not be removed from the Libraries. Look up Reserve materials below, write down the call number(s) and bring them to the service desk at any Library location.

New Titles

Insect Artifice - Nature and Art in the Dutch Revolt
Helen Oxenbury
The Tale of Genji
Efficacious Underworld
The Power and Influence of Illustration
Off the wall: art of the absurd

New Children's Titles

Back to the Future
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
This Is It
Little Leaders
Yayoi Kusama
Book of Bones