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Visual Communication

Finding Books

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"visual communication" or "graphic design" or "graphic arts" or "commercial art" or typeface

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Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse the library shelves for the call numbers below to find books related to visual communication.

N Visual Arts (General)

NC Drawing, Design, Illustration

NC 997-1003 Commercial/Advertising Art

NC 1300-1766 Caricature, Pictoral Humor

NC 1800-1850 Posters

ND Painting

ND 1488-1495 Color in Art

T Technology

T 385 Computer Graphics

TK Electronics

TK 5101 Internet, Web Site Design

Z Books, Writing, Libraries

Z 242.2-264.5 Practical Printing