UTS Library

Design Studies: Books

In this guide:

The library has a huge collection of design books, including large format books with lots of glossy pictures. Most design books are located on Level 5 around the call numbers 740-749. The Large Book Gold collection is located near the computers on level 5. They have a yellow sticker on the spine (picture right). You can also find electronic books via the Proquest Ebooks platform.

Large books have a gold sticker on the spine

Some tips when searching for books:

  • click in the search box and type some keywords
  • click on the title of a book
  • look in the Description field to see if it says 'col. ill.' which stands for colour illustrations
  • note the call number, you need this to find the book on the shelf. 
  • click on the call number to see where the book is located
  • go to the right floor then find the row that contains the number you're looking for
  • follow the numbers along the row until you find yours!



Subject-specific books and e-readings

You can find resources specific to your subject number in the library catalogue. Just search for your subject number to find e-readings and books in open reserve.