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If you know a specific name of a person, place, or object, enter that into the search box. If you are using a phrase, use quotations around the phrase:
Use keywords such as medieval or middle-ages and combine that with paintings or architecture or buildings.
Use library search to find books that will have images of medieval culture and customs. You can determine if a book has illustrations by looking at the record for the description area:
Description: x, 168 p. : ill., maps ;
Scanning Images: Once you find a book with medieval illustrations you can scan the images using the scanners located in either the Information Commons area of the Main or Science-Engineering Library.
Location of Art Books: Many art history books of the Middle Ages will be located in the Science-Engineering Library, where the art and architecture books are shelved due to lack of room in the Main Library.
View/write down the call numbers of the following books. You can browse this call number range on the 5th floor of the Science Library.