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Graphic Design

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The databases below are recommended for finding articles on graphic design topics. Click HERE for additional recommendations of databases for Design.


Some specific journal titles you can browse either online or in print, depending on our holdings.

ONLINE: Click the links below to access the title's information in OneSearch, then click on the database link directly below the words "Available Online" (may need to sign in with your SacLink credentials).

Advertising Age's CREATIVITY

Acta Graphica

Applied Arts Magazine

Creative Review

Design Issues

Design Week (Online Edition)


Grafica: journal of graphic design


International designers network (IdN)

International Journal of Design

International Journal of Art & Design Education

Journal of Design History

Journal of Graphic Engineering & Design


Printing Industries of America

Scandinavian Journal of Design History

Visible Language (1971-2005 avail. in print)


PRINT:  Locate the individual issues by their call number listed (current journals are all located on the 3rd floor).

[AIGA] Graphic Design USA (1980-1998 )  3 North  NC 997 .A1 A12 
American Illustration (1983-2005)  3 North  NC 975 .A45
Communication Arts (1969-current)  3 South Periodicals
Graphic Arts Monthly (1987-2007)  3 South Periodicals
Graphis Design Annual (1952-63, 1987-2005)  3 North  NC 997 .A1 G73
International Design Yearbook (1985-2007)   3 North  NK 1160 .I57
Journal of Typographical Research (1967-1970)
 Lower Level Periodicals
Print (1940-2011, issues up to 2017 online)  3 South Periodicals
Step Inside Design (2002-2009)  3 South Periodicals
Step-by-Step Graphics (1986-2002)  3 South Periodicals


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