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Graphic Design and Fashion

Finding Print and Electronic Books

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Need books? Start at Library Search. Details of all print and electronic books held within the Middlesex University collection can be access via the universal Library Search.

 

To browse the collection:

  • Put relevant keywords into the Library Search query box.
  • Select 'Books+' from the boxes drop down menu. 
  • Use left-hand filters to narrow down results
  • Click on results to see our holdings.  

 

To search for a specific item:

  • Put in a few words from the book title and the author’s family name. 
  • Select 'Books+' from the boxes drop down menu. 
  • Click on results to see our holdings.  

 

Sign in to Library Search find out the availability of print item.

Place a 'Request' if the item is already on loan. 7-day loans should be available within a one week period once a request has been placed. 

If the print book is available, note down the shelf number (listed under ‘Location items’). The shelf number takes you directly to the book’s location.  

To access an electronic book follow link; Full text availability‚Äč. If you’re not already logged into UniHub, you’ll be asked to log in. Enter your details and access the book. 

Library Search 

Middlesex University Dubai Library has thousands of print books. Books are available for reference use within the library or for 7-day loan.

To search within the Dubai print collection, use the search box below powered by the Middlesex University Library Search:

Library Search 

Middlesex University Dubai Library has thousands of eBooks. 

To search within the Dubai eBook collection, use the search box below powered by the Middlesex University Library Search:

 

Finding books: Key shelf numbers in the Library

This table gives a rough guide to the shelf numbers for the key areas in Graphic Design, Fashion, Illustration, Animation, 3D Games, and Photography

You should also use title and general keyword searches on the Library Search, as this table does not cover every possible location.

746.920904      

20th century fashion

746.9244 

 Accessories

659.1

 Advertising

791.433

 Animated films

741.58

 Animation art

779

 A-Z photographers

745.582   Beadwork
646.7   Beauty
746.9265   Body decoration/tattooing

686

 Book design

659.2

 Brand identity

331.7687 

 Clothing manufacturing

687 

 Clothing technology

741.59

 Comic art & caricature

741.5

 Comics

006.6

 Computer graphics

004

 Computer programming

745.5942   Costume jewellery

745.4

 Design & patterns

741

 Drawing & drawings

741.2

 Drawing techniques

746.92   Fashion
746.92092   Fashion designers
741.672   Fashion illustration

746.920688 

 Fashion marketing

751.73

 Graffiti and murals

741.6

 Graphic design

741.59

 Graphic novels

646.724 

 Hairdressing
746.92509   Hairstyles

745.61

 Lettering & calligraphy

746.92109   Men's fashion

686.2252

 Newspaper design

676.2

 Papermaking

646.404   Pattern cutting

779

 Photographers A-Z

770

 Photography

741.67

 Poster design

686.2

 Printing

760

 Printmaking techniques

658

 Product development & branding

746.92088 

 Religious dress
646.2   Sewing

302.23

 Semiotics

771

 Techniques & equipment

338.4768       

 Textile industries
746         Textiles

686.224

 Typefaces

778

 Types of photography

686.22

 Typography & type design