Communication Design: Home

An introduction to sources for students studying Visual Communication in MADA

Caulfield Library


This Library Guide will introduce you to resources to support your studio practice in communication design, graphic design and visual communication. The Caulfield Library holds an excellent collection of books, journals and multimedia to support your studio work. The Matheson and Hargrave-Andrew Libraries at Clayton hold relevant material, with the latter holding engineering and industrial design resouces. Monash Architecture students also have access to many online resources.

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Romany Manuell
Subject Librarian for Art, Design and Architecture

Diana Jeske
Learning Skills Adviser for Art, Design and Architecture, Caulfield

Kim Taylor
Research and Learning Coordinator, Caulfield

Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers

Librarians assist students with:

  • how and where to start researching your topic
  • effective use of databases and the Internet
  • finding and evaluating information
  • using the Library's collections
  • located at the Information desk, by appointment or online.

Learning Skills Advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning, including:

  • academic English
  • study methods and exam preparation
  • effective listening and note-taking
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • reading strategies
  • essay, report and thesis writing
  • writing for research projects
  • oral communication and presentation
  • located at a drop in session.