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Drawing & Illustration Research Guide

A guide to print and digital library resources for drawing and illustration.


Databases house a variety of different types of information, from periodicals to videos to music to photographs. They are often services that we subscribe to, or they may be a platform for information we already own.

Databases can be very interdisciplinary and general, or they can be very specific.

We've helped organize them for you on our Databases A-Z page of the library website.
Drawing and Illustration resources may be found in subjects relating to Art History, Design, Fashion, Interior Design, and more!

We recommend looking at the Drawing & Illustration Databases page or the Databases A-Z list for these topics. Some specific databases that may guide you in the right direction are:

DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels