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Resource Guide:

Digital Open Education Resources

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Design
  • DESIGN / Graphic Arts / Typography
  • Glyphs (Graphic methods)
  • Graphic arts
  • Graphic design (Typography)
  • Type and type-founding
  • Typesetting
  • Visual communication

Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Early Typography
  • Graphic Arts Monthly
  • Journal of Graphic Engineering and Design
  • Printing in Relation to Graphic Art

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Digital Art Wonderland: Creative Techniques for Inspirational Journaling and Beautiful BloggingN 7433.8 .S85 2011
Essential Type: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding and Using FontsZ 250 .S43 2016
Typography Essentials Revised and Updated: 100 Design Principles for Working with TypeeBook 2019
Letterforms: Typeface Design From Past to FutureeBook 2018
Design School: Type: A Practical Guide for Students and DesignerseBook 2017
The Typography Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 MasterseBook 2016
Design Elements, Typography Fundamentals A Graphic Style Manual for Understanding How Typography Affects DesigneBook 2012
Typography, Referenced: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of TypographyeBook 2012