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Graphic Design: Journals


Surface Design Journal

Coverage: January 1, 1994 - Present

International Journal of Comic Art 

International and multidisciplinary in scope, IJOCA aims to publish scholarly and readable research on any aspect of comic art, defined as animation, comic books, newspaper and magazine strips, caricature, gag and political cartoons, humorous art, and humor or cartoon magazines.

Coverage: spring/summer 1999 to present

Low Tech Magazine: Doubts on Progress and Technology

Started in November 2007, this online magazine talks about the potential of past and often forgotten knowledge and technologies when it comes to designing a sustainable society. 

Novum: Das Forum Für Kommunikations-Design

Coverage: 1996 - Present

Print and online holdings


Coverage: 1999 - Present 


Studies in Visual Arts and Communication

Coverage: June 2014 - Present

Typographische Monatsblätter (TM) Archive

Coverage: 1960 - 1990

Works That Work - Magazine of Unexpected Creativity

Works That Work is an international magazine for the curious mind, intending to surprise its readers with a rich mix of diverse subjects connected by the theme of unexpected creativity that improves our lives. 

Borrow from non-MIT libraries

Members of the MIT community are eligible to visit and borrow materials from many other academic libraries.  Lending is generally limited to physical materials and does not include electronic resources.