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Art and Art History

Librarian-curated research guide for Art and Art History resources

What Is Graphic Design?

Inspire - Inform - Captivate. This is what well-designed graphics do to us in advertisements and other visual media, and this skill and creativity which goes into the creation of such materials is what graphic design is all about. This page focuses specifically on graphic design, including more scholarly and more professional resources. 

Selected Books for Graphic Design

Book Cover - Title in white lettering over overhead shot of several brochures.
Book Cover - Title in red and yellow lettering over dark grey background.
Book Cover - Title and additional text in small black letters over dark yellow background.
Book Cover - Title in dark teal letters over off-white background.

Research Databases for Graphic Design

In addition to the databases for Art and Art History, try this communication database to find articles:

Other Professional Resources