The Arts

700 The Arts
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
700 The Arts - Fine and decorative arts 1A
701 Philosophy and theory of fine and decorative arts 0
702 Miscellany of fine and decorative arts 0
703 Dictionaries, encyclopedias, concordances of fine and decorative arts 1A
704 Special topics in fine and decorative arts 1A
705-706 Standard subdivisions of fine and decorative arts 1A
707 Education, research, related topics of fine and decorative arts A
708 Galleries, museums, private collections of fine and decorative arts 1A
708.747.1 Galleries, museums, private collections of fine and decorative arts in NYS (especially outside NYC) 3A
709 Historical, geographic, persons treatment of fine and decorative arts 1A
709.747 Fine and decorative arts of NYS (especially outside NYC) 3A
710 Civic and landscape art 1B
711 Area planning (Civic art) 2B
712 Landscape architecture (Landscape design) 1B
713 Landscape architecture of trafficways 2B
714 Water features in landscape architecture 1B

 

715 The Arts
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
715 Woody plants in landscape architecture 1B
716 Herbaceous plants in landscape architecture 1B
717 Structures in landscape architecture 1B
718 Landscape design of cemeteries 1B
719 Natural landscapes 1B
720 Architecture 1B
721 Architectural structure 1B
722 Architecture from earliest times to ca. 300 0
723 Architecture from ca. 300 to 1399 0
724 Architecture from 1400 1A
725 Public structures 1B
726 Buildings for religious and related purposes 1A
727 Buildings for educational and research purposes 2B
728 Residential and related buildings 1B
729 Design and decoration of structures and accessories 1A
730 Plastic arts - sculpture 0
731 Processes, forms, subjects of sculpture 0
732 Sculpture from earliest times to ca. 500, sculpture of nonliterate peoples 0
733 Greek, Etruscan, Roman sculpture 0
734 Sculpture from ca. 500 to 1399 0

 

735 The Arts
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
735 Sculpture from 1400 0
736 Carving and carvings 0
737 Numismatics and sigillography 1A
738 Ceramic arts 1A
739 Art metalwork 1A
740 Drawing, and decorative arts 1A
741 Drawing and drawings 1A
742 Perspective in drawing 1A
743 Drawing and drawings by subject 1A
745 Decorative arts 1A
745.974 Folk art of NYS 3A
746 Textile arts 1A
747 Interior decoration 1A
748 Glass 1A
748.974 Glassmakers, glassware (as related to NYS) 3A
749 Furniture and accessories 1A
749.974 Furniture and accessories (as related to NYS) 3A
750 Painting and paintings 1A
751 Techniques, procedures, apparatus, equipment, materials, forms 1A
752 Color in painting 1A
753 Symbolism allegory, mythology, legend in painting 1A

 

754 The Arts
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
754 Genre painting 1A
755 Religion and religious symbolism in painting 1A
757 Human figures 1A
758 Other subjects in painting 1A
758.10974 Paintings of NYS landscapes 3A
759 Painting and paintings: Historical and geographical treatment 1A
760 Painting and painters: Historical and geographical treatment (as related to NYS) 3A
760 Graphic arts Printmaking and prints 1A
761 Relief processes (Block printing) 1A
763 Lithographic (Planographic) processes 1A
764 Chromolithography and serigraphy 1A
765 Metal engraving 1A
766 Mezzotinting, aquatinting, related processes 1A
767 Etching and drypoint 1A
769 Prints 1A
769.974 Printmaking and prints (as related to NYS) 4
770 Photography and photographs 1A
770.974 Photography and photographers (as related to NYS) 3A
771 Techniques, procedures, apparatus, equipment, materials 1A
772 Metallic salt processes in photography 1A

 

773 The Arts
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
773 Pigment processes of printing 1A
774 Holography 1A
778 Specific fields and special kinds of photography, cinematography and video production; related activities 1A
779 Photographs 1A
779.974 Photographs (as related to NYS) 3A
780 Music 1A
781 General principles and musical forms 1A
782 Vocal music 1A
782.974 Vocal music (as related to NYS, especially outside NYC) 3A
783 Music for single voices 1A
784 Instruments and instrumental ensembles and their music 1A
785 Ensembles with only one instrument per part 1A
786 Keyboard, mechanical, electrophonic, percussion instruments 1A
787 Stringed instruments 1A
788 Wind instruments 1A
790 Recreational and performing arts 1A
791 Public performances 1A

 

792 The Arts
Dewey Class Subject Group Collection Level
792 Stage presentations 1A
793 Indoor games and amusements 1A
794 Indoor games of skill 1A
795 Games of chance 1A
795.974 Games of chance (as related to NYS) 3A
796 Athletic and outdoor sports and games 1A
797 Aquatic and air sports 1A
798 Equestrian sport and animal racing 1A
798.974 Horse racing Flat racing (as related to NYS) 3A
799 Fishing, hunting, shooting 0
799.974 Fishing, hunting, shooting (as related to NYS) 2B

Collection Level Key

0=Out of Scope;

1a=Minimal level (uneven coverage);
1b=Minimal level (even coverage);

2a=Basic Information level (introductory);
2b=Basic Information level (advanced);

3a=Basic Study or Instructional Support level;
3b=Intermediate Study or Instructional Support level;
3c=Advanced Study or Instructional Support level;

4=Research level;

5=Comprehensive level

Last Updated: August 26, 2010