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Book Arts and Artists' Books: Finding Books

CONSORT

Search the CONSORT CATALOG for items held by CONSORT Libraries. Consort is a shared catalog for the following schools: The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, and Ohio Wesleyan University. You can request books held in other CONSORT libraries directly through the CONSORT system. These items take an average or 2-4 working days to be delivered to our library. You will receive a message on your @wooster.edu account to let you know when items have arrived. They will be placed on hold for you at the Gault Reserves Desk.

OhioLINK

Search the OhioLINK CATALOG for items held by OhioLINK Libraries. You can request books held in other OhioLINK libraries directly through the OhioLINK system. These items take an average or 2-4 working days to be delivered to our library. You will receive a message on your @wooster.edu account to let you know when items have arrived. They will be placed on hold for you at the Gault Reserves Desk.

Browsing the Collection

Materials are found in the following areas of the library:

Woo Reference

Woo Main

Woo Oversize

Woo Periodicals

Woo Special Collections

Woo Special Collections Reference

Follow the links to see a detailed outline of the Library of Congress Classification System, as well as maps and floorplans for our libraries.

Keywords

Some keywords to consider when searching the CONSORT catalog or OhioLINK:

ARTISTS' BOOKS

BOOK ARTS

BOOK DESIGN

BOOKBINDING

PAPERMAKING

LC Subject Headings

Books in the CONSORT and OhioLINK catalogs are assigned Library of Congress (LC)

Subject Headings. Here are some subject headings to consider for topics in the Book Arts:

ARTISTS' BOOKS

BOOK DESIGN

BOOKBINDING

BOOKS--CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION

PAPERMAKERS

PAPERMAKING

PRINTING--SPECIMENS

TYPE AND TYPE-FOUNDING

 

 

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Need Help?

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Denise Monbarren
Contact:
Special Collections Librarian

(330) 263-2527

dmonbarren@wooster.edu