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Art & Visual Communications: Graphic Design

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Fine Arts & Music CollectionArticles from hundreds of full-text arts journals and magazines.

Academic OneFile: Extensive full-text coverage of graphic design.

Academic Search Elite: This multi-disciplinary database covers virtually every area of academic study.

Communications and Mass Media Collection: Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, and linguistics.

ebrary: Over 46,000 full text books, including many on the arts, available for viewing in your web browser.  

Featured Website: Typedia


Typedia is a community website to classify typefaces and educate people about them. Think of it like a mix between IMDb and Wikipedia, but just for type.  

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Traverse City, MI 49686

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