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ART 336: History of Graphic Design: Find Books

Why use books for research?

Why use books for my research?                                      

  • Detailed analysis of a topic                    
  • Background information                    
  • Overview of big issue                    
  • Use their bibliographies to find other sources

Search for books


1. Search food ration- 47 000+ results

2. Add World War II Europe - Notice your results are more specific. 

3. Limit results to BOOKS under format on the left side of your screen.

4. Look for the book Food and war in twentieth century Europe

5. How can I gain access to this book?

6. See a book or article not owned by SU? Order through ILL.

Found it in the catalog? Use the call number locator to find it in the building

Call Number Locator: The call number of a library item is like a home address. Copy and paste any call number you find in the library catalog to see where it lives in the library.

Ways to Get Resources

There are three ways to get library books here at SU. In the order you should look for your item, you can borrow from

  1. SU Libraries
  2. Direct Borrowing from our consortium,The University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI)
  3. Interlibrary Loan (ILL) from libraries outside USMAI‚Äč

Food Ration Coupons/Poster

Image of coupons and a promotional design of Hitler and Franco

Spain, 1940s
From SU Libraries' Special Collections