Circulating / Reference Collection
Books available for borrowing by students and faculty members. Books for photography and ceramics are shelved on the stacks of the library on 10th Floor under Call Number TP & TR. InterLibrary Loan Service is also available.
Periodical = Serial = a publication that comes out regularly (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.) that uses a numbering system that is intended to continue indefinitely. Magazines, journals and newspapers are all referred to as periodicals or serials. Ceramics related periodicals can be found here, film related journals can be found here, and photography related journals can be found here.
Scholarly Journals are academic periodicals that publish on a regular schedule (monthly, quarterly, etc.). They offer original scholarship and reviews written by expert scholars. Most include long articles with footnotes and/or bibliographies.
General magazines have essays, editorials, and news written by journalists for non-experts with photos, cartoons, sidebars, usually sources are not cited. They are good for basic information, news, opinions about public policies, etc.
Databases are collections of articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Use databases to search hundreds of different publications to find articles on your topic. A list of Library databases can be accessed here.
Normal Working Hours
Fall, Spring, May & Summer Sessions :
Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.
Thursday: 3:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M. Friday: 9:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
Office Location: 10th Floor, Houston Cole Library