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Welcome to theDesign LibGuidefor students and staff from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design. Liaison support is available for any teaching requests to support curriculum modules by contacting: LLCfirstname.lastname@example.org
Additional support is available every Wednesday afternoon from 1pm - 5pm for help with individual/multiple database searching, resource requests, or for any Materials ConneXion Room 4010, half hour introduction sessions (max. of 18 in a group). Hourly appointments can be booked for Wednesday afternoons by e-mailing:
Bloomsbury Design Library provides cutting-edge scholarly coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day. It offers an expanding range of authoritative reference and book content, alongside a rich selection of museum object images, which are fully searchable and underpinned by an intuitive taxonomy for seamless navigation. The ideal research and learning tool for design and visual arts, it will support both students and academics by allowing them to explore the history and context of influential design schools, people, periods, places, and disciplines.
For off-campus access, Click on Log In, Shibboleth Login Page (under HELPFUL TIPS), Show Organizations, University of Dundee then sign in using your University of Dundee username and password
This database is the key source of information for all aspects of design and crafts, from textiles and ceramics to vehicle design, advertising and sustainability. Covers journal articles, exhibition reviews and news items from 1973 to the present.
For off-campus access sign in with your University of Dundee username and password.
This is an online database of new materials and processes which includes over 7000 innovative materials in various categories, covering disciplines such as interior design, industrial design, product design, textiles and architecture. Entries include a description of the material, properties and the manufacturer contact details.
Use the link above to take you to the Material ConneXion database, click on 'Log In' in the top right hand corner, then follow the prompts in the pop-up-box to create your own account. Use your '@dundee.ac.uk' e-mail address and note your MC password should be at least 8 characters long, and include at least one letter and one number.
If you have previously created an account with Material ConneXion, then sign in with your University of Dundee e-mail address and your Material ConneXion password.