VCU Libraries

Research Guides

Graphic Design

This guide provides an overview of tools and basic strategies for conducting research in Graphic Design.

Design Journals


A sampling of research journals in
graphic design. Click to see holdings in VCU Libraries and online full text access.

Journal Search

Google Scholar

Top Art and Design Databases

Use these arts and humanities databases to search for scholarly articles and essays on graphic design topics.

Criticism and Reviews of Contemporary Art and Design

In addition to the art databases, try these newspaper and multidisciplinary databases to find reviews or criticism
about contemporary art and artists.