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Jewelry: Books - PrattCat

This guide will help you find books, articles and images as well as avoid plagiarism, cite your sources and more!

Books @ Pratt

The Pratt Libraries offer many books related to jewelry. Search for books in our online catalog, PrattCat

Click on a book image or link to view its PrattCat record--this will help you determine its location & availability.

Search for Books at the Pratt Libraries

 - PrattCat is the Pratt Libraries' online catalog.

 - Search for books, DVDs, holdings of journals & magazines (NOT ARTICLES), newspapers, MMS equipment, etc.

 - PrattCat allows you to use one interface to search for items at both campus libraries (Brooklyn and Manhattan).

 - If you would like to limit your search to a particular Pratt Library (the Manhattan or Brooklyn Library), you may do so at PrattCat's Advanced Search page.

Find a Book

Step 1:  Visit the Library Website @ library.pratt.edu 

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Step 2:  Use the drop-down menu to select "title," (or "author," or "subject," whatever your criteria) and enter the title of the book or journal you want.  Then click "Search PrattCat".  

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Step 3:  This record for this book says it's "available," which means I can go to the stacks and find it. 

So I write down the call number (198.9 K47E) and visit the Library Stacks. For assistance, you may refer to the Library Stacks Guide. 

Search Terms for PrattCat Searches

Listed are possible search terms to use in PrattCat when searching for books related to jewelry.

beadwork

gem(s)

jewelry (or jewellery)

metalwork

metalsmithing

silversmithing

ornament

What similar or related terms can you think of? There's no one, correct search. In fact, several searches will be most useful!