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Art & Architecture

LIBRARY INFORMATION

 

Stop by or call the Reference Desk during open hours.


telephone: 212.353.4186
e-mail: reference@cooper.edu

 

More contact information

 

SEARCHING THE CATALOG 

  • Enter a term to begin your search. The search engine is NOT case-sensitive and ignores punctuation.
    • Term(s) can be a word or a phrase used to describe a thing or concepts
  • The default search is a Simple Search and will generate all resources that include the term(s) in any field.
    • Fields are title, author/creator, subject, publisher, call number, ISBN.
  • Refine your search using Advance Search and utilize the search filters. 
    • Select which field you'd like the search term to be found.
    • Define rules for the search. These rules will only display results that follow the selected command
      • Contains
      • is (exact)
      • starts with
    • Use "quotation marks" around certain phrases to search for an exact phrase

EXPLORING YOUR SEARCH RESULTS

  • By default, the results are sorted by relevance. 
  • Utilize Tweak my results to filter within results:
    • Library: Cooper Union, NYU, New School, New York Historical Society, and New York School of Interior Design to name a few.
    • Resource Type: Books, Video Journals Archival Materials, Audio, Databases, Scores, and much more!
    • Subjects: Art, Architecture, Business, Philosophy, Globalization, Social Justice, and Literary Criticism are a few examples. 
    • Publication Date: This can be changed to date-newest or date-oldest. 
    • Languages.
    • Call Number Group: Library of Congress Classification Codes 

Feel free to email me about studio visits and any reference questions! 

 

 

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