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Photography: Books and e-books

Library Discovery Search

Search includes books, journal articles and e-resources

Where are the Photography books?

The catalogue record for each title will give you the Class Number of the book, how long you can borrow it for, and whether it is Available (ie. on the shelf).  Use the library map to find the correct floor and zone.  The books are arranged in numerical order. Signs at the end of each bay of books let you know the class number range for that bay.


Key shelf mark numbers for Photography

Books about the same subject are assigned the same shelf mark (or class number or class mark or shelf mark or call number).  You'll find the number on the spine of each book.  

Search for photobooks in the library catalogue to look for this format.

3rd Floor of Hub, Zone C

006.686   Photoshop

2nd Floor of Hub, Zones M, N, and P

770   Practical photography - concepts, framing, exhibitions etc.

770.1   Criticism and theory

770.9   Photographs

771   Techniques and equipment

775   Digital photography

776   Digital art

777   Visual effects/post-production effects

778   Genres of photography

779   Photographers and their art

You can search for e-books in the library catalogue

Below are a selection of Photography e-books


Photobooks is a genre in the library catalogue. Type photobooks into the search box and to bring back a list of all the photobooks in the library.  Most photobooks are Library Use Only.  You can use them in the library, or photocopy pages, subject to copyright. 

E-book LibGuide

Link to E-book guide

See our E-book LibGuide for support using e-books.

Reading Lists Online


To find your reading lists for your modules go to one of your module pages on VLE (Moodle) and look for the following box on the right-hand side. 



reading list box in moodle


Alternatively, you can go straight to the Reading Lists Online 

From here you can search for a module name, a module code, a keyword, or an academic.