Media Arts

Offers an overview of library materials related to Media Arts, Graphic Design, and more!

New Media Arts Books & Ebooks

Find Books

  • Start at the library's home page and use the "Start Your Research Here" search box. 

Limit to Circulating Books to find print books to borrow.

  • Our library has about 30,000 print books.

Limit to Ebooks to find electronic versions of books. You can download and read chapters.

  • Our library has about 200,000 electronic books. 

Search Terms to Try

Please try the following search terms when searching for library materials related to Media Arts:

Graphic Design*

Graphic Art*


Typographic Design

Computer Graphics

Computer Art




Commercial Art

Visual Communication

Digital Images

Digital Media


Media Art*

ProQuest Ebook Central

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This subscription database offers more than 170,000 electronic books.

  • It requires a SUNY Adirondack username and password for off-campus access.
  • These books originally appeared in print format. The library purchases these books in electronic format.
  • Users may print up to a certain number of pages. Note that printing on campus is limited to 20 pages at a time.
  • Students, faculty and staff may upload chapters to Google Drive, a network account, or a USB.
  • Students, faculty and staff can also create accounts in Ebook Central to download books to a device, save them in an electronic bookshelf, or use the highlighter and other functions.
  • Area residents may visit the library to use the library's computers to access Ebook Central.

SUNY Adirondack New Media Lending Library

The New Media Lending Library is a program for students in New Media needing specialized equipment to complete coursework. This program is a completely free service offered by the college with the goal of breaking down barriers to student success.

To Qualify:
•A prospective student must be enrolled in a Media Arts or Radio/TV Broadcasting course.
•Have a valid student ID card
•A student Email Address
•A personal Banner ID Number

Monday 10:30am — 12pm
Tuesday 12pm — 2pm
Wednesday 2pm — 4pm
Thursday 12pm — 2pm
Friday 2pm — 4pm

For more information: email Jessika Erickson at:

SUNY Adirondack Library has some of the New Media Lending Library's books available.

See below for a list of print books and e-books available at the Library: