Contact the Instruction librarian for:
- Help with research assignments and projects
- Information literacy sessions
- Excellent background resources
- Answer general questions about your topic
- 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.
|Keyword||Call # range|
|Visual arts||N1- 9211|
|Drawing Design. Illustration||NC1-1940|
|Commercial art. Advertising art||NC997-1003|
|Printed ephemera. Imagerie populaire||NC1280-1284|
|Pictorial humor, caricature, etc.||NC1300-1766|
|Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc.||NC1860-1896|
|Illuminating of manuscripts and books||ND2889-3416|
Selected ebook titles
- 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.
- McGuire-Lytle, E., Careers in Graphic Arts and Computer Graphics, 1999.
- Foreground resources
- Answer detailed questions
- 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
|oaFindr||Accounting, 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|
|WGSN||Design Management, Fashion, Graphic Design, Reference||Video Tutorial|
|Material Connexion Materials Database||Design Management, Fashion, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Reference|
|JSTOR||Accounting, 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 Religions||Video 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 Religions||Video Tutorial||Name||Categories||Video 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
- 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.
Design news portal.
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.
News, articles, tutorials and resources for graphic designers.