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Graphic Design: Textbooks & eBooks

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

Subject Sub-sections

Class number

Adobe Illustrator

006.686

Advertising

659.1

Album covers

741.66

Books and book jackets

741.64

Branding

741.658

Brochure design

741.692

Careers in graphic design

741.6023

Children’s books

741.642

Copyright

346.0484

Corporate identity

659.19

Digital graphics

741.60285

Graphic design

741.6

Graphic designers

741.6092

History of Graphic design

741.609

Illustration

741.6092

Letterheads

741.685

Lettering

745.61

Logos

741.685

Magazines

741.65

Marketing

741.60688

Packaging

658.654

Postcards

741.683

Posters

741.64

Symbols

741.60148

Typography and related areas

686

Cannot Find What You Are Looking For?

  • Is the book out on loan? - Place a hold
  • Is the book at another library site? - Place a hold
  • Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library
  • Recommend a book? - Contact your Subject Specialist or Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library. 

Looking for a Book We Don't Have?

If you are looking for a book which is not held in any of our libraries, you can ask us to borrow it from another library through the Inter-Library Loans system.

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Textbooks & eBooks

The Library has a huge range of textbook and eBook titles to meet your needs.

Textbooks can be a great place to start your research, but remember that demand can be high, so you'll need to plan in advance.  Use the Library Catalogue to check what books the library has available.

eBooks are a quick and easy way to access material.  They are available on or off campus and can be used 24 hours a day.  If you own a tablet device, these books can be viewed easily wherever you have a connection to the internet.  These titles also allow limited printing.

You can access our textbook and eBook collections through the Library Catalogue

Ebooks are included in the library catalogue, however, you may also wish to use the ebook platforms themselves.

Unless otherwise indicated, to access these ebooks platforms click on the link and enter your Network username and password when prompted:

A selection of ebooks for your subject

The graphic design idea book : inspiration from 50 masters 

Design elements, form & space : a graphic style manual for understanding structure and design

Design elements, color fundamentals : a graphic style manual for understanding how color impacts design 

Design elements typography fundamentals : a graphic style manual for understanding how typography affects design 

The design entrepreneur : turning graphic design into goods that sell

Go logo! a handbook to the art of global branding : 12 keys to creating successful global brands

Packaging essentials : 100 design principles for creating packages 

Folding techniques for designers : from sheet to form 

Best practices for graphic designers : packaging : an essential guide for implementing effective package design solutions

Call Numbers Explained

When you enter the details of the item that you want on the Library Catalogue it will display a call number that tells you where the item is shelved.

The call number will usually look something like this:

306.47 GEL 

The combinations of letters and numbers gives a location based on the subject content of the item.  The items are arranged on the shelves using the call numbers.

The library floor plan will show you where items with particular call numbers are stored.