Graphic Design

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Contact the Instruction librarian for:

  • Help with research assignments and projects
  • Information literacy sessions

Books

  • Excellent background resources
  • Answer general questions about your topic

Help finding print and ebooks...

  • Tutorial on how to find print and ebooks in the library's catalog, main search page, and ebook collections.

Browse print books

  • Find shelves on 3rd floor with call number ranges below.
  • Books within these call number ranges are organized by subject, so you can find other related books.
KeywordCall # range
Visual artsN1- 9211
Drawing  Design.  IllustrationNC1-1940
IllustrationNC950-(996)
Commercial art.  Advertising artNC997-1003
Printed ephemera.  Imagerie populaireNC1280-1284
Pictorial humor, caricature, etc.NC1300-1766
PostersNC1800-1850
Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc.NC1860-1896
Illuminating of manuscripts and booksND2889-3416

Selected ebook titles

Ebook Central

  • Lupton, E., Phillips, J., Graphic Design : The New Basics, 2008.
  • Fitzgerald, K., VanderLans, R., Basics Graphic Design 01 : Approach and Language : Approach and Language, 2010.
  • Ambrose, G., Harris, P.,  Fundamentals of Typography, 2006.

eBook Collection

  • McGuire-Lytle, E.,  Careers in Graphic Arts and Computer Graphics, 1999.

Articles

  • Foreground resources
  • Answer detailed questions

Help finding articles...

  • Tutorial on how to find articles using the library's main search page and individual subject databases.
  • How to find specific print and ejournals.

Graphic Design Databases

NameCategoriesVideo Tutorial
oaFindrAccounting, Acupuncture, Agriculture, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Botanical Medicine, Business, Business English, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Communication, Computer Science, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Dental Hygiene, Design Management, East Asia, Education, Engineering, Environment, Exercise, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Human Services, Humanities, Industrial Design, Industrial Relations, Interior Design, International Business, International Studies, Knowledge Management, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Naturopathic Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physician Assistant, Political Science, Psychology, Public Affairs, Science, Social Issues, Sociology, Technology, Technology Management, World Religions
WGSNDesign Management, Fashion, Graphic Design, ReferenceVideo Tutorial
Material Connexion Materials DatabaseDesign Management, Fashion, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Reference
JSTORAccounting, Biology, Communication, Counseling, Creative Writing, Design Management, East Asia, Education, ESL, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, History, Human Services, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Literature, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, World ReligionsVideo Tutorial
Academic Search Premier*Audio Visual, Biology, Business, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Design Management, East Asia, Education, ESL, Fashion, Global Development, Graphic Design, History, Human Services, Industrial Design, Interior Design, International Studies, Literature, Martial Arts, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology, World ReligionsVideo Tutorial
NameCategoriesVideo Tutorial

Selected ejournal titles

  • Graphic Arts Monthly – available from 1996
  • Print – available from 1995
  • Graphic Arts in Finland – available from 1995

Selected print journal titles

  • Journal of Design History
  • Graphis Design
  • Graphic Design USA

Help finding audio/visual...

  • Tutorial on how to find films, CDs, and other audio and visual resources in the library's catalog and online resources.

Selected Graphic Design Videos/DVDs

  • Helvetica: A Documentary Film. Plexifilm, 2007.
  • Basic Graphic Principles. Hearlihy & Co, 2002.

Selected Graphic Design Websites

AIGA -The Professional Association for Design
Authoritative advice, articles, compensation data, and publications, as well as opportunities to get involved, connect with peers, learn from mentors and earn recognition.

http://www.aiga.org/

Dexigner.com
Design news portal.

http://www.dexigner.com/

Graphic Artists Guild
Promotes and protects the social, economic and professional interests all its member graphic artists striving to raise standards for the entire industry.

https://www.graphicartistsguild.org/

Graphics.com
News, articles, tutorials and resources for graphic designers.

http://www.graphics.com/