User Skills - Subject Guides

Design
SCOPE:  This subject guides covers different types of resources such as books, encyclopedias, dictionary, study guides, e-books, recommended databases and more, specifically to guide students on studies related to Computing Graphics, Video Games, Typography Drawing, Painting and Photography. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, remember to ask a librarian!

Liaison Librarian
Syuhada Aqilah
Design > Taylor's Catalogue
 

Reference

Dictionaries & Encyclopedia
Unfamiliar Phrases and Concepts in your Reading List and Assignments Questions could make your life difficult. Look it up in a dictionary or encyclopedia first. These resources can help you out:
 
Dictionaries:
Architecture - Dictionaries
Architecture, Modern 20th century - Dictionaries
Arts - Dictionaries
Building - Dictionaries
Computer graphics - Dictionaries
Design - Dictionaries
Environmental sciences - Dictionaries
Graphic arts - Dictionaries
Graphic design (Typography) - Dictionaries
Interior decoration - Dictionaries
Photography - Dictionaries
 
Encyclopedias:
Decorative arts - History - 19th century - Encyclopedias
Handbooks
By giving you an overview of your topic, a handbook or a yearbook can tell you what’s new. You can find all kinds of facts, figures and precise information to add to your knowledge.
 
Subject Heading:
Animation (Cinematography) - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Architectural drawing - Handbooks, manuals, etc
AutoCAD - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Black-and-white photography - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Building - Design and construction - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Building materials - Developing countries - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Building materials - Environmental aspects - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Building materials - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Built-in furniture - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Color photography - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Computer graphics - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Computer graphics - Software - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Digital video - Editing - Data processing - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Digital video - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Fashion drawing - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Fashion drawing - Technique - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Figure drawing - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Figure drawing - Technique - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Graphic arts - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Graphic design (Typography) - Data processing - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Graphic design (Typography) - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Interior decoration - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Metal-work - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Painting - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Painting, Chinese - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Photography - Digital techniques - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Photography - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Photography - Lighting
Photography - Processing - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Photography of sports - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Web sites - Design- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Web-based instruction - Design - Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides
By giving you an overview of your topic, a guides can tell you what’s new. You can find all kinds of facts, figures and precise information to add to your knowledge.
 
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Look for Books

Books either from your Reading Lists, recommended by your Lecturer or through Bibliographic references could also be found at the Library.
 
Subject Heading:
Acrylic painting
Advertising photography
Animation (Cinematography)
Animation (Cinematography) - Technique
Architectural drawing
Architectural drawing - Standards
Architecture - Designs and plans - Working drawings
AutoCAD
Building - Construction
Building management
Building materials
Building materials - Malaysia - Prices
Building materials - Recycling
Building materials - Technological innovations
Ceramics
Color computer graphics
Color photography - Digital techniques
Commercial photography
Computer graphics
Construction industry - Management
Decorative arts - History
Decorative arts - Malaysia
Design
Design - History
Digital audio editors
Digital video
Digital video - Editing
Drawing
Electronic publishing
Furniture
Furniture - Styles
Furniture making
Glass painting and staining
Graphic design (Typography)
Graphic design (Typography) - Pictorial works
Interior decoration
Islamic painting
Landscape photography
Metal-work
Mural painting and decoration
Nature photography
Night photography
Painting
Pastel drawing - Technique
Pencil drawing - Technique
Photography - Digital techniques - Computer programs
Photography - Printing processes
Photography, Artistic
Portrait drawing - Technique
Portrait sculpture
Public sculpture
Real-time rendering (Computer graphics)
Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)
Rigging (Computer animation)
Sculpture
Sculpture, Malay - Semenanjung Malaysia
Web sites - Design
Web sites - Design - Amateurs' manuals
Wedding photography

Call Number

Use the search in the Library Catalogue. You can search using words like – tourist. You can also browse the Catalogue, or the shelves using the call numbers:
DDC Call Number Classification Call No.
Animation computing 006.6
Architecture 721
Arts 700-709
Computer graphics 006
Computer programming 005
Design theory 745.4
Digital audio technology 621.3893
Digital video communications 621.388
Drawing & decorative arts740-749
Drawing techniques741.2
Electronic publishing 070.5
Graphics arts 760-769
Interior design 729
Painting 750-759
Photography & computer art 770-779
Programme instructions006.6869
Sculpture, ceramics & metalwork 730-739
Technological photography and photonics 621.367
Typography 686
Web design 006.6869