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Explore the Library print and eBook collection.

Journals & Magazines
Explore journal and magazine collections through databases and online.

Film & Visual Resources
Access visual and commercial media resources, such as sound effects, streaming films and still images.

Finding Print Books

Look for the symbols below to find books in the Library on Film & Animation


Photography books start at 770 on the first floor of the Library. 

If you want to know more about the numbering system, check the Finding Print Books tab in the Searching Books & eBooks box.

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Searching Books & eBooks


To find print books use the search bar to the right,
to help you locate them refer to the 
Finding Print Books tab above.


Some books are only available as eBooks. To find eBooks, search the collections below or use Library Search Plus.

When searching for print books in the Library, the following numbers can be helpful in locating particular subject areas. 

770 Photography 778.8  Experimental Photo.
770.1  Photography Theory 778.92  Portrait Photography
770.15  Optics 778.921  Women Photography
770.2 Photography Business 778.925  Children Photography
770.28 Techniques and Processes 778.93  Landscape Photography
770.3 Dictionaries 778.932  Nature Photography
770.69 Individual Works 778.935  Still Life Photography
770.692  Doc and Photojournalism 778.94 Architecture Photo.
770.9  History 778.99355 War Photography
770.93  Landscape Photography 778.9>   Various Genres
770.94> National Photography 779 Photography Collections
771 Photography equipment 779.07>  Instant Photography
771.3  Cameras and Lenses 779.2 Human Body
778.7  Lighting  

All book spines are labelled with a decimal number corresponding to a particular subject. The numbers increase gradually when moving from book to book from left to right along each shelf.

The number is followed by 3 letters, usually corresponding to the first three letters within the authors surname (770.1 SON for Susan Sontag). 

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