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The Design Library contains books, journals, audio visual material, academic databases and eBooks, to support you in your studies.

We offer regular workshops and research sessions to all on-campus and online Design students, to ensure that you are able to find what you need.

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  • Take a look at the many helpful How to videos videos. Let us know if you would to see a video created on a library or research skills topic of your choice.
  • NEW database O'Reilly . Up to date ebooks, articles, videos, learning paths for Photography, Computer systems, Game Design, Interior Design, and more.
  • Design campus libraries each have Pantone swatches available for in-class use, as well as a Pantone light-booth. Speak to your lecturer or library staff to find out more. 


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APA Referencing Tool is your guide for APA 7th style referencing, with examples for both in-text citations and reference lists.

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Sara B. Marcketti  and Elena E. Karpova  (2021),

Making Disability Modern: Design Histories

Elizabeth Guffey and Bess Williamson

Design: The Key Concepts

D.J.Huppatz (2020)

Designing Smart Objects in Everyday Life

by  Marco C. Rozendaal, Betti Marenko and William Odom (2021)

Encyclopedia of Asian Design, Volume 1

Haruhiko Fajito & Christine Guth (2020)

Atari Design

Raiford Guins (2020)