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Graphic Design: Recommended Resources

A research guide for finding Graphic Design resources in the BC3 Library and on the Internet, complied by the BC3 Librarians.

Suggested Databases for Graphic Design Articles

Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.

Company and Industry Information Resources

Featured Print Books

Featured E-Books

Reference Librarian

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Jennifer Greenwald
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Books

The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books about graphic design. They are all listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.

Browsing the Stacks

Books about the arts can be found in the 700s section of the library.

Items specifically related to graphic design, illustration and commercial art are located in the 741.6 section.

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The Academic Article

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