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The books in the library are arranged by topic using Call Numbers. Here are some areas to explore:

HD Corporate identity
HF 5570 Package design
HF 5800-6161 Advertising
N General art, Art history, artists
NC Commercial art & graphic design
NC 730-825 Technique, drawing
NC 845-915 Materials, including airbrush
NC 950-975 Illustration, including annuals
NC 1000-1001.6 Commercial art, promotion
NC 1002-1003 Specific types of advertising art (brochures, business cards, fliers, logos, menus)
NC 1800-1850 Poster design
NC 1860-1896 Cards, book & CD jackets
ND Painting (History & Technique)
NE Print media, engraving, prints, letterheads
NK Design & decorative arts
NX Arts in general
T 223-305: Logos & trademarks
T 385-TD193 Computer graphics
TK 5105.888 Web design
TR Photography
TS 195.4 Package design
TT Crafts, e.g. Origami, paper work
Z Printing & production, typography


Design Magazines

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Communication Arts 
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Computer Arts 
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Dot Dot Dot 
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Grafik : journal of the best in international graphic design 
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Graphic Design USA 
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Lurzer's Int'l Archive 
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National Grid 
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Novum : das Forum für Kommunikations-Design 
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Slanted : typography/Design 
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Stash - DVD 
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Step Inside Design 
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Art and Design:
Art Source - Full text articles and citations back to 1929. This is perhaps our best e-resource for modern art - for the classics and the cutting edge.

DesignInform- Brief biographical entries on various types of designers as well as full text from early 20th century art and design journals.

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) -An international index to design and applied arts from the 19th century to the present.

Oxford Art Online- A good place to start your research. OAO is made up of reference sources such as the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. It provides biographies, entries on movements, art forms, media and more. Use their Bibliographies to jumpstart your research.

ARTStor - Over a million images of works of art, artists, Magnum photographs and much more. Use the Zoom feature to save highly detailed jpegs.

Art Museum Image Gallery - Over 165,000 images of art from around the world, with entries from 3000 B.C. to the present day.

Cinema Image Gallery - Features hundreds of thousands of pictures (film stills and behind the scenes photos), posters, video clips, and other material from the world of film and television from the late 19th century to the present day.

General databases - Full Text:
Academic Onefile - Our largest database, with full text access to 12,000 magazines and journals on a vast array of subjects.

Academic Search Complete - With full text access to over 9,100 magazines and journals in a broad range of topics.

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