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Design Media Arts

This Library Research Guide is intended as a starting place for UCLA researchers, pointing to resources and strategies for finding information about design and media arts topics.

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Major Online Sources

These online sources are good places to start researching most design and media arts topics. Consult the sources listed under the categories listed on the left of the page for additional suggestions.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly articles, theses, and books, from academic publishers, professional societies, universities and other web sites. Users will need to set-up a proxy server or VPN to gain access to Google Scholar.

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Library Catalogs

There are a number of library catalogs available to UCLA researchers.

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Consult the Article Indexes and Databases page to locate articles through databases.

Additional information about locating online journals is available on the Arts Library Browsing Guide.

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