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Browse in these call number areas for books on different topics:
HD - Corporate identity
NC 997-1003 - Commercial art, advertising art
NC 1800-1850 - Poster design
NC 1860-1896 - Cards, book & CD jackets
T 223-305 - Logos and trademarks
TS 195-198.8 - Packaging
Z 242.9-265.5 - Printing and production, typography
These journals and websites contain great examples from design history.
The Library still has a few journals and magazines for which we have kept historical issues.
You can find these in print on the first floor of Jerome Library.
The Library also has several online journal and magazine archives.
The following journals are some of the most respected covering graphic design.
Features articles on graphic design firms, advertising agencies and illustrated studies of outstanding people in the field. In print, 1996-present.
Presents a scholarly forum for the history, theory, and criticism of design. Design Issues is online in JSTOR from 1984-2012; Design Issues is online in EBSCO from 1997-1 year ago.
Journal of Visual Culture
Promotes research, scholarship, and critical engagement with visual cultures. The Journal of Visual Culture is online, 2002-present.
Informs and enlighten the graphic design profession with in-depth reporting and critical commentary on the emergent issues, trends, and ideas affecting global visual communications. In print 2004-present; we have Print online 1995-present.
In print 2007-present; Visible Language is full text online 2000-present.