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 Media Arts Labs and Lending Library

The media arts lab schedules are as follows (as of Oct. 24, 2022):

Photo Lab - Washington 08

  • Monday - 4pm-8pm
  • Tuesday - 4pm-8pm
  • Thursday - 8am-12pm; 4pm-8pm

Makerspace Lab - Washington 11A

  • Monday - 4pm-8pm
  • Tuesday - 4pm-8pm
  • Thursday - 4pm-8pm

Media Arts Lab - Washington 124

  • Friday - 12pm-5pm

Mini Lab - Washington 125 (8-computer open lab)

  • Monday - 8am-11am; 12:30pm-2pm; 4pm-8pm
  • Tuesday - 8am-8pm
  • Wednesday - 8am-11am; 12:30pm-2pm; 4pm-8pm - 
  • Thursday - 8am-8pm
  • Friday - 10am-8pm

Media Arts Lending Library - Washington G13

Students can borrow media arts equipment for courses: cameras, computers, lighting equipment, and any other equipment needs that a student might require to complete their course work. As long as a student is enrolled in a media arts course, they are eligible to check out equipment from the lending library. All they need is a student ID, email address and Banner number. The hours for the lending library are as follows:

  • Monday 10am-2pm
  • Tuesday 11am-3pm
  • Wednesday 10am-2pm
  • Thursday 11am-3pm
  • Friday 10am-1pm

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: