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Product Design

RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH IN PRODUCT DESIGN, INCLUDING USER-CENTERED DESIGN + SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Welcome

This guide is intended to help you with your research for product design courses. Use the navigation on the left to find recommended library + freely available resources for all aspects of your research.

Questions? Email the Media Arts + Design Librarian, Shannon Robinson, at smr87@drexel.edu or schedule a research appointment.

New Books

Material and Mind
Solving Critical Design Problems : Theory and Practice
Design and nature : a partnership
Writing for the Design Mind
The culture of nature in the history of design
Product Design and Sustainability : Strategies, Tools and Practice

Key Resources

Finding Books + Articles

You'll be using our library system, Summon, to find books + articles to support your research. Check out the brief video on using features in Summon.

Search Summon

Google Scholar logoClick the hamburger menu in the upper left and select Settings. Select Library Links and search for Drexel. Select all the Drexel options and hit Save.

Now when you use Google Scholar, a link to full-text items at Drexel University Libraries will appear (GetIt@Drexel). Click this link and it will direct you to the full-text (or search for the article or book title in Summon). Questions? Ask Shannon!