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MA Creative Enterprise: Books

A guide to finding information for MA Creative Enterprise students on the Art, Communication Design, Film and Theatre pathways. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

Intro

To find out if a specific book is in the Library you just need to check the Enterprise catalogue (search box below). This will show you where the book is located (which floor and its location number - known as the 'Call Number'). Enter the author's surname and one or two words from the title:

For example:

corrigan film experience

gale modernism performance

If there are any books on your reading lists that aren't in the Library please let your librarian know!

Finding books on a topic

You can also search Enterprise to find books on a topic.Just enter your subject keywords in the search box.

To find online book chapters on a topic search the Summon discovery service. Use the search box below.

Call numbers for selected topics

Abstract art 709.04052
Abstract painting 759.06
Aesthetics 701.17
Aesthetics: philosophy 111.85
Ancient architecture 722
Ancient art 709.01
Architectural periods 722-724
Architecture of specific countries 720.9 …
Art, general by country 709.3 - .9
Art criticism and appreciation 701.18
Art galleries: catalogues 708.2
Art museums 707.4
Art nouveau 709.035
Art techniques 701.8
Art theory 701.1
Artists' books 709.04082

Baroque arts 709.033
Baroque architecture 724.19
Bauhaus 707.1143
Body image in art 704.942

Caricatures 741.5
Cartoons 741.5
Cathedrals 726.6
Ceramics 738
Christian art 704.9482
Churches 726.5
Colour in art 701.85
Colour theory 752
Conceptual art 709.04075
Computer art 776
Computer graphics 006.6
Constructivism 709.04057
Cubist painting 759.06
Curating 707.45

Design, general 745, 745.4
Domestic architecture 728

Ecclesiastical architecture 726

Feminism in art 706.907
Figure painting 757
Frescoes 751.44, 751.73

Genre painting 754
Gothic architecture 723.5
Gothic revival 724.3

Happenings 709.04074
Human figure in art 704.942

Impressionism 759.05
Installations 709.04074
Internet art 776
Islamic architecture 723.3
Islamic arts, general 709.56

Land art 709.04076
Landscape painting 758.1
Lithography 763

Mythology in art 704.947

Nature in art 704.943
Nude in art 704.9421

Painting: techniques 751
Patronage 706.992
Performance art 709.040755
Pop art 709.04071
Portraits 757

Religion in art 704.948
Renaissance art 709.03
Romanesque architecture 723.4

Sculpture: techniques 731
Sculpture: history 732-735
Space art 709.04079
Stained glass 748.5
Surrealism, general 709.04063

Video art 709.04074
Visual theory 701.15

Water colour 751.42
Women artists 704.042

20th century art 709.04
21st century art 709.05

 

Individual artists

Works on individual artists can be found in several different places according to the medium they work in. Within the medium they are grouped by country.

 

Art of a particular country

The art of a particular country will be divided by medium eg:
730.942 English sculpture
759.2 English painting

Acting 791.43028

Comedy film 791.435
Criticism, Individual films 791.437
Criticism, Theory 791.4301

Dance films 793.3
Documentary 791.435

Feminism 396
Film, General 791.43
Film music 781.542
Film noir 791.436556

Genre 791.436

History 791.4309

Hollywood 791.430973
Holocaust in film 791.43658
Horror film 791.435

Popular culture 301.2
Production 791.4302

Screenplays 791.437
Semiotics 791.4301
Star system 791.43

Television 791.45
Television programmes, Individual 791.457
Theory of film 791.4301

War films 791.436581
Westerns 791.4365878

  • Material about theatre production is in the 792 section
  • Material about play texts is in the 800 section

 

Acting 792.028
Applied theatre 792.022

Composition 808.2
Costume 792.026
Criticism, Individual productions 792.9
Criticism, Theory 801.9

Dance 793.32
Directing 792.0233

Feminism 396

History and criticism, General 809.2
History, American drama 812.09
History, English drama 822.09

Improvisation 792.028

Music hall 792.7
Musical theatre 782.14

Plays, Production 792.02
Plays, Individual texts (American) 812
Plays, Individual texts (British) 822
Popular culture 301.2

Semiotics 792.01
Set design 792.025

Theatre, American 792.0973
Theatre, English 792.0942
Theory of stage performance 792.01

Album covers 741.66
American printing & printers 655.173

Bauhaus 707.1143
Book, History of 002.09
Book design 655.53
Book illustration 741.64
Book production 655
Book trade 381.45002
Bookbinding 655.7
Book jackets 741.64
Bookplates 097
Bookselling 381.45002
Brands 658.827
British printing & printers 655.142
British publishers 655.442

Calligraphy 745.6
Charts, diagrams, etc.; Information visualization 001.4226
Colour perception 152.145
Commercial art 741.6
Computer fonts 655.24
Computer typesetting 655.28
Copyright 655.6

Design 745.4
Desk-top publishing 655.2018
Digital typography 655.28

Fine bindings 095
First editions 094.4
French printing & printers 655.144

German printing & printers 655.143
Graphic design: Logos; Commercial art 741.6

Human-computer interaction 004.019

Incunabula 093
Industrial art and design 745.2
Information visualization 001.4226
Illuminated manuscripts 096
Internet design 006.7
Isotype 419.2
Italian printing & printers 655.145

Journalism 070

Layout (Printing) 655.25
Lettering 745.6
Lithography (printing) 655.325
Lithography (printmaking) 763
Logos 741.6

Magazine design 741.65
Manuscripts 091

Newspaper publishing 070

Offset lithography (printing) 655.325

Page design 655.25
Perception (Psychology of) 152
Photogravure 655.327
Photolithography 655.325
Posters 741.67
Printing (general) 655
Printing (history of) 655.1
Printing processes 655.3
Prints and printmaking 760
Private presses 094
Product design 658.5752
Publishing and bookselling, History of 655.4

Rare bindings 095
Rare books 094
Rare illustrations 096
Rare printing 094
Relief printmaking 761

Semiotics; Signs and symbols 001.56
Specimen books 655.24

Type design 655.24
Typefaces 655.24
Typefounding 655.21
Typesetting 655.28
Typography 655.2

User interface design 005.437019

Visual communication 001.553
Visual perception 152.1

Wayfinding; Signs and signboards 659.134
Web design 006.7

Copyright 347.27

Intellectual property 347.27
International intellectual property 341.519
Internet law 347.34

Legal research 340.017
Legal study skills 345.08

Obscenity 346.893

Patents 347.2751
Precedent 345.12

Accounting 657
Advertising 659.1

Bookkeeping 657.2
Business ethics 174

Communication in management 658.45
Creative industries 338.477
Cultural industries 338.477

Decision making 658.403

Entrepreneurship 338.72

Financial statements 657.3

Human resources management 658.3

Leadership 658.4

Management 658
Managerial success 658.409
Managing change 658.406
Marketing 658.8
Marketing research 658.83
Motivation 658.314

Organizational behaviour 301.4
Organizational change 658.406

Personnel management 658.3
Project management 658.404
Public relations 659.2

Recruitment 658.311

Social responsibility of business 658.408
Statistics for business 658.4034

Finding books

Finding printed books and e-books

Search the Enterprise catalogue to find specific books or books on a topic.

 

Finding online book chapters

To find online book chapters on a topic search the Summon discovery service:

New books

Getting books not held at Reading

Our Inter-Library Loans service can get books not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).

For more information see our webpages: