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.
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.
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.
E-book. For use in ACD 120 and ACD 220 classes.
Print copy available for in-library use only.
This library research guide provides resources related to ACD 110 Advertising Design.
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.
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Coverage for the subject areas most relevant to two-year college programs, including biotechnology, graphic arts, criminal justice and veterinary assisting.
For use in ACD 140. Copy is available for in-library use only.
For use in ACD 140. Copy available for in-library use only.
For use in ACD 140, ACD 240, and ACD 241. Copy available for in-library use only.
GD 110 - Advertising Design
GD 140 - Introduction to Graphic Arts
GD 150 - Digital Imaging
GD 151 - Digital Photography
GD 210 - Typography I
GD 220 - Typography II
GD 230 - Digital Illustration and Animation
GD 235 - Production Processes
GD 250 - Graphic Design I
GD 255 - Graphic Design II
GD 280 - Web Design for Graphic Artists
GD 290 - Portfolio Presentation
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