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Graphic Design: Resources

Graphic Design Tutorials & Tools

All Fairfield University students, faculty, and staff have access to LinkedIn Learning (via my.fairfield.edu), an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts on a broad range of subjects, including graphic design, illustration, animation, Photoshop, and web design. New courses are added every week.

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite is available on some computer labs on campus.

There are also several free web tools that can be used to edit images, create promotional materials, and infographics. Here are a few: 

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Citations & Support

Citing Your Sources

The links below point to brief informational guides for creating accurate citations. For more complete information, consult the original books at the library (see call numbers below) or contact a librarian.

 

 

APA

The cover art for the 7th edition of the APA manualRef. BF 76.7 .P83 2020

 

 

Chicago:

Author-Date 17th ed

Notes-Bibliography 17th ed

Ref. Z 253.U69 2017

Online Manual

 

 

 

 

MLA 

Ref.  LB2369.G53 2016

 

 

IEEE

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 Full IEEE Manual

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Citation Managers

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RefWorks is an online citation management tool that allows you to organize your citations and quickly create bibliographies without having to type a word. Click the logo for more info!

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Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a standalone application that uses browser connectors to save full text, organize sources, and create citations. Click the logo to see more info!

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