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Drexel Library

Design Research

Use the menu on the left to find recommended library and freely available resources for all areas of your research in design. 


Start your research using the resources throughout this guide. Much of it is accessible online. Want more options? Check out the new resource Art + Design Online.

New Books

Solving Critical Design Problems : Theory and Practice
Design and nature : a partnership
Product Design and Sustainability : Strategies, Tools and Practice
Writing for the Design Mind
Sketching as design thinking

Key Resources

Finding Books + Articles

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).