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Graphic Design

A guide to print and electronic resources available at CCA Libraries.

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Interlibrary Loan

Can't find a book you are looking for? The CCA Libraries are happy to borrow books from other libraries for you.

San Francisco and Oakland Public Library card holders can use Link Plus to borrow books from a large network of libraries. Search for the book you are looking for and request delivery to your preferred public library branch.


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Browse the Shelves

Books in the library are organized by subject. Most works on architecture are shelved under NC (Drawing - Design - Illustration), NK (Decorative Arts), and Z (Bibliography - Book Design - Printing). Most of CCA's books on graphic design are housed in the Simpson Library on the San Francisco campus.

NC Drawing - Design - Illustration
NC 845-915 Graphic art materials
NC 997-1003 Commercial art. Advertising art.
NC 1800-1850 Posters
NK Decorative Arts
NK 3600-3700 Art industries
Z Bibliography
Z 116-659 Book industries
Z 116.A3 Book design
Z 242.9-264.5 Typesetting