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Graphic Design

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Welcome! This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to the Graphic Design program and courses.

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

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Graphic Design is defined as:

 

                   "the art or profession of using design elements (as typography and images) to convey information or create an effect;  also :  a product of this art."

 

Text: "Graphic Design." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 3 Nov. 2016.

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Graphic Design, Referenced

Graphic Design, Referenced is a visual and informational guide to the most commonly referenced terms, historical moments, landmark projects, and influential practitioners in the field of graphic design. It serves as a comprehensive source of information and inspiration by documenting and chronicling the scope of contemporary graphic design, stemming from the middle of the twentieth century to today.

For use in ACD 120 and ACD 220 classes.

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Making and Breaking the Grid - Updated and Expanded

E-book. For use in ACD 120 and ACD 220 classes.

Print copy available for in-library use only.

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Advertising Design @ SC4 Research Guide

This library research guide provides resources related to ACD 110 Advertising Design.

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Design Solutions Series

This four-part series takes students through the crucial stages of the design process. Each program follows a fascinating project at a cutting-edge company from start to finish, illustrating how design teams work together to analyze a project, plan and create a product, and evaluate the prototype. 4-part series, 15 minutes each.

Off-campus? Enter your SC4 Portal username and password to view these streaming videos.

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Associates Program Source

Coverage for the subject areas most relevant to two-year college programs, including biotechnology, graphic arts, criminal justice and veterinary assisting.

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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2017 Release)

For use in ACD 140. Copy is available for in-library use only.

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Adobe Indesign CC Classroom in a Book (2017 Release)

For use in ACD 140. Copy available for in-library use only.

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Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2017 Release)

For use in ACD 140, ACD 240, and ACD 241. Copy available for in-library use only.

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