Photography Subject Guide
This guide is intended to help you find photography information
in books, videos, software, and magazines in the C.O.D. Library.
It also provides information for locating journal articles in Library databases
and indexes as well as information from free Web sites.
C.O.D. Library Materials
- To find books, videos, and software in the C.O.D. Library, use the C.O.D. Library Catalog.
- You can do a subject
search of the Library catalog. Begin by using some of the
subject headings listed below:
- Do a keyword
search of the Library catalog using some keywords that are specific to your topic. For example:
Using specific keywords such as proper names, combining keywords, and using
keyword phrases are good ways to find exactly what you are looking for.
- richard avedon
- photography AND (promotion OR marketing)
Journals in the Library
The Library has current copies of the following photography
magazines and journals in the current
periodicals section of the Library.
Issues that are more than a year or two old can usually be found
in the microfilm
area of the Library.
For a complete list of Library photography periodicals including titles no longer in print, see:
Selected Reference Materials
The following reference materials can be found in the Library's Reference collection:
- Dictionary of Photography and Digital Imaging
TR9 .A53 2002
- Internet and Personal Computing Fads
(this title has sections on digital imaging, digital cameras, and digital cinema)
HM851 .B454 2004
- Masters of Photography
TR650 .M37 2002
- Photographer's Market
TR12 .P515 2004
- The Photography Encyclopedia
TR9 .M39 1999
You can use article databases to locate magazine and journal articles.
You can use search engines to search for photography Web sites. Try searching for some of the subjects listed above that you used when searching the Library catalog. Also use specific keywords that describe your topic exactly. You can also use some of the Web sites listed below as starting points.
Photography Associations & Organizations
General Photography Reference Sites
Online Magazines & Journals
Hardware Manufacturers & Software Developers
- Nikon USA
For some assignments, you'll have to cite your sources
following APA or MLA guidelines. The C.O.D. Library has provided a resource
for helping you do this:
See also: Graphic Arts Subject Guide
See also: Multimedia Arts Subject Guide
See also: Art Research Guides
Colin Koteles, Instructor
Updated: 15 December 2004