Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Art Education


Welcome to the FSU Libraries' Art Education Research Guide

Photograph of colored pencils.

Catalogue Tips and Tricks

These are my recommendations for your best bets in researching Art Education topics. For additional links and resources please see the navigation bar on the left side of this research guide.

Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to browse for books in your subject area. Here are some examples in Art Education and the studio arts to get you started:

  • AM --- Museums, Collectors, and Collecting
  • L --- Education
  • LA --- History of Education
  • LB --- Theory and Practice in Education
  • LC --- Special Aspects of Education
  • N --- Fine Arts
  • NB --- Sculpture
  • NC --- Drawing, Design, and Illustration
  • ND --- Painting
  • NE --- Print Media
  • NK --- Decorative Arts
  • NX --- Arts in General
  • TR --- Photography
  • TT --- Handicrafts, Arts, and Crafts

The following are just a few subject headings that may be used when searching the Libraries' catalog:

  • Art
  • Art and society
  • Art appreciation
  • Art in education
  • Arts -- Study and teaching
  • Children with disabilities
  • Children's art
  • Community education
  • Curricula
  • Education
  • Education -- Art
  • Education -- Art Education
  • Education, Elementary
  • Museums -- Educational aspects
  • Museums and community
  • Museums and schools
  • Multicultural education
  • Philosophy
  • Special Education -- Art
  • Visual Arts -- Arts Education
  • Visual education

These FSU Research Guides may be of interest to your research; a full list of guides can be found here. Each guide will also include contact information for the subject librarian in that area of study:

The Florida State University Libraries
Library Hours | Employment | Giving to the Libraries | The FSULib Blog | Library Homepage

Florida State University Libraries | 116 Honors Way | Tallahassee, FL 32306 | (850) 644-2706