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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.

  • Communication -- Graphic methods
  • Communication in design
  • Design
  • Graphic arts
  • Visual communication

Research Databases

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

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
Art is work : [graphic design, interiors, objects, and illustrations]NC 999.4 .G55 2000
Art and Design FundamentalsN 7430.5 .L36 1990
How to Draw: Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your ImaginationNC 730 .R63 2013
How to Render: The Fundamentals of Light, Shadow and ReflectivityNC 755 .R63 2014
Principles of Creature Design: Creating Imaginary AnimalsNC 780 .W45 2015
Science of Creature Design: Understanding Animal AnatomyNC 780 .W455 2015
Basic Design: Principles and PracticeNK 1510 .B46
Design: Purpose, Form, and MeaningNK 1510 .P57