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This research guide is designed to provide help locating materials and resources in the fields taught in the School of Design.
Letterform Archive, a non-profit center for typography and lettering located in San Francisco, now offers open access to nearly 1,500 objects and 9,000 hi-fi images in their Online Archive.
"Library Stack is an online database of digital publications from the visual arts, focusing on overlooked ephemera such as artists’ ebooks, podcasts, filmed lectures, field recordings, typefaces, PDF journals and software."
Sanborn maps, created to assist fire insurance companies assess property risk, chart the growth and development of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. Sanborn maps are large-scale plans of a city or town, drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. These maps are for non-commercial use only, and may not be downloaded, clipped, printed, resold, retained or used for commercial or business research purposes.