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Contemporary Visual Arts at JCCC

JCCC holds world class art collections, and the library can help you learn more about artists with artworks on view.

Subject Guide

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Jessica Tipton

Searching for Books

The Reference Collection contains more than two hundred volumes including, several art encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, and biographical sources.

The Circulating Collection lists several thousand individual monographs about art, hundreds of them about contemporary art and artists. Some subject headings that will lead you into the collection include:

Books about individual artists may be located by searching for them as subjects, entering last names first:

It is also possible to search by genre:

Searching for Journals

A list of the periodical titles kept in print format can be accessed through the online catalog by searching subjects like: