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Graphic Design

Some Online Sources for Background Info & Definitions

 

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Oxford Reference Online Premium is a collection of more than 134 subject dictionaries published by Oxford University Press. Together they cover a wide range of fields including architecture, business, computing, environmental science, economics, history, and law, among many others.


 

Oxford Art Online contains over 45,000 articles and over 40,000 links to important art images in galleries and museums around the world. Updates, new articles and new image links are added regularly.


Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other research materials covering wide range of disciplines that can be searched and read online.

Selected Graphic Design Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Handbooks

Multiple Versions Image   The Thames & Hudson dictionary of graphic design and designers  Alan. Livingston : 2012 : 3rd ed. 

Multiple Versions Image   Graphic design : a user's manual  Adrian. Shaughnessy : 2009  

Multiple Versions Image     Graphic arts encyclopedia  George A. Stevenson : c1979 : 2d ed.  

Multiple Versions Image   The typEncyclopedia : a user's guide to better typography  Frank J. Romano : 1984