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Art, Design and Architecture Theory

An introduction to library resources and learning skills support for students studying histories and theories of art, design or architecture.

Welcome

This Library Guide will introduce you to resources for the theories and histories of art, design and architecture. The Caulfield Library holds an excellent collection of books, journals and multimedia to support visual culture. The Matheson Library at Clayton also holds relevant material.

Also try the following related library guides:

Are you looking for academic writing and study skills advice? Try Research and Learning Online.

Contacts

Romany Manuell
Subject Librarian for Art, Design and Architecture

Tim Alves
Learning Skills Adviser for Art, Design and Architecture, Caulfield

Kim Taylor
Research and Learning Coordinator, Caulfield

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

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