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Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation & 3D Games, Photography: Welcome

Online study support from the Library Teams

Following on from Government guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic, we have now moved our services online: contact details below for the various services:
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Covid -19: Online Resources

During this very difficult time many institutions and publishers are offering useful online content to help students study remotely. This is a list of resources which you may find helpful.

Library Search is very useful for finding ebooks and online journal articles, but don't forget there are specialist art & design databases too.

New Books

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New books in the Sheppard Library on graphics, illustration, photography and animation. Featured book: Gastman, R. Wall writers: graffiti in its innocence

Quick Links

These are links to useful Middlesex websites.


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Image by Dylan Roscover

Welcome to this library subject guide for graphic design, illustration, 3D games, animation and photography resources. The guide includes information on finding books in the library, journals, new additions to our stock, websites,  and databases to help you find information.

Virtual Exhibition

Cover of Picture Post magazine

Another Eye exhibition curated by Four Corners of photographs taken by refugee women after 1933.

Fashion Collection

Image of hat from Fashion Collection

The Fashion Collection is an assortment of clothes, accessories, fabrics and haberdashery items which date from Victorian times to the current day. Inspirational for drawing, photographing, animation or other projects, this is held in the Materials Room (Sheppard Library:Basement) which is usually open from 11am to 4pm Monday to Friday (term-time).

More information about the Fashion Collection is available on a Special Collections Library Subject Guide.

The core items from the Fashion Collection are available to view in detail on Flickr.


Image of zines
Image: Jessie Lynn McMains

We have a new and exciting collection of zines available to browse in the Materials Room. These range from some of the earliest punk titles like Sniffin' Glue to lots of new examples in many shapes and sizes.