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Art & Design Resources: Ceramics

Your guide to resources that can make researching in the visual arts easier. (Originally written by Heather Lowe of the Visual Resource Center.)

Recommended Library Databases

Web Resources

Museums and Galleries with Ceramics Collections


Library books at CSUSB are cataloged with Library of Congress Subject Headings. To explore items catalogued under the subject of ceramics, you may want to use the following subjects in your searches: pottery, ceramic art, and ceramic sculpture.

Though the online catalog is a great tool, sometimes it's helpful to go and browse the resources in the library. If you choose to do this, you might want to start in the following call number ranges: NK3700-4695 (ceramics), TP785-869 (technical ceramic information), TT916-924 (Ceramic technique).

Selected Journals & Magazines

Professional Organizations and Foundations

Professional organizations are a good way to stay up-to-date with happenings in your field.

Technical Resources

Helpful Library Guides