Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD)
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Welcome to the Cardiff School of Art and Design Subject Guides

These short guides relate specifically to the topic of art and design taught courses.  They are intended to give you a starting point in your research and to help you become familiar with books, journals, databases and other materials we have to offer.  Our main goal is to save you time and effort by pinpointing key resources, and help you get the best grades possible for your course. 

 Subject Guides

Please find individual subject guides listed below. These are simply guides. Do not rely on them for all your reading material. Use MetSearch to find a wider range of print and electronic resources to give your research greater depth.

Graphic Communication
Architectural Design Technology
Interior Design
Artist Designer: Maker
​Product Design
Fashion Design
Textile Design
​Fine Art

Also available, and relevant to all courses at the Cardiff School of Art and Design, is a guide to online image collections and a subject guide for Constellation

 Your Academic Librarian

Your Academic Librarian is your main contact for your subject in the Library. They can help you identify specific resources for your subject, and talk to you about tools and techniques for using them effectively. You can contact them or arrange an individual appointment here.

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