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This guide covers art, design and the performing arts.

Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Key creative arts & industries databases:

Arrow Discover Click for more information View a demonstration.
 Design, fine arts, photography, creative media. Substantial full text.

Arrow Design and Applied Arts Index Click for more information
Creative industries and crafts plus selected object, spatial, fashion and textiles design.

Arrow ARTbibliographies Modern Click for more information
Contemporary art including photography; selected art history.

Arrow Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals Click for more information
Sources for spatial design.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Academic sources for fine arts, design, media arts and cultural studies.

Arrow Full list of databases recommended for Creative Arts & Industries

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Books & Ebooks

Arrow Search Discover
Search Discover to find Library books, journals, DVDs & other material.

Arrow Books and Ebooks at Massey Library View a Demonstration.

Arrow Bloomsbury Fashion Central
Includes eBooks from Berg Fashion Library.

Arrow Google Books Click for more information
Searches across partial- and full-text content of a wide range of books.

Arrow New Titles List

Arrow View a demonstration:

Media Arts

Arrow How do I find Images

Including in books and general online sources.

View an introductory webinar on working with images from Google and other resources.

Working with Images

Arrow Sources of images 

Quality sites for specific topics and media.

Arrow Legal and ethical use of images

Advice on using images for study or research purposes.

Arrow Referencing visual material

Referencing visual and audio material in MLA style.

Referencing visual material in APA style.

New Resources

New Resources

Best Design Awards

Browse the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards to view past award-winning projects in a range of design disciplines - or enter this year's awards!

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