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ILLU 351: Illustration II: Home

This guide provides resources for ILLU351: Illustration II

Welcome to Your Research Guide

This guide will point you to helpful resources for your work in your course. 

It contains information on how to:

1) Find Books

Use this page to find books about various topics and where to find them. 

2) Find Articles 

Articles are a great resource for performing research in your subject area. Articles from our databases offer reliable and accurate information that can be easily searched. In our databases, you will find articles on a wide range of subject and topics. 

3) Find Reference/Background Information 

Use these resources to find general information.

4) Find Images

If you need to find images for research or reference, you can use our easily searchable image databases. In many of the databases, you can find information on citing, downloading, and organizing images. 

5) Schedule an Appointment

Here's where you can schedule your group to meet with a Research Consultant at the Library.

InterLibrary Loan

Here are the links that you will use to request Interlibrary Loans. Interlibrary Loan is a way to request materials from other libraries if we don't currently own them or have access to them. 

Library Catalog

Start your search in the Library's catalog!

CC BY: Vimeo: Visual Communication

Subject Searching

In order to assist library goers with locating information the Library of Congress has created Subject Headings. These subject headings serve as electronic files for the resources you are looking for; this organization method allows patrons to find precise information quickly. 

You may use these Subject Headings to locate illustration resources:


Visual perception.

Problem solving.

Creative thinking.


Illustration of books.

Visual communication--Technique.

Call Numbers

All call numbers begin with one or two letters. They are quick clues to help you find your subject in the library - the key is to learn which letters correspond with areas you are interested in exploring:

N   Visual arts

NA Architecture

NC Drawing. Design. Illustration

ND Painting

NE Print media

NK Decorative arts

NX Arts in general

PN Literature