INTERNATIONAL VISUAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION
Dedicated to the Research, Study, and Publication of Visual Literacy

Visual Literacy Portal (an ongoing project)

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RESEARCH STUDIES & OPPORTUNITIES

The Benedict Visual Literacy Collection
http://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/benedict/index.html

Center for Research into Practice
http://www.herts.ac.uk/artdes/research/cr2p/index.htm

Doors of Perception Magazine
http://www.doorsofperception.com/Magazine/

Ethics of Databases
http://www-cse.ucsd.edu/users/goguen/papers/4s/4s.html

Images in Practice
http://www.envf.port.ac.uk/illustration/images/

MIT Media Lab
http://www.media.mit.edu/

Research at the Getty
http://www.getty.edu/research/index.html

RGB Project: Research, Design and Education
http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~pbendito/RGB/index.htm

Talking About Visual Texts With Students
http://www.readingonline.org/articles/art_index.asp?HREF=/articles/callow/

Visual and Verbal Resources for Evaluative Meaning in Political Cartoons
http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/education/jlemke/papers/polcart.htm

It Depends: ID - Principles and Guidelines (3rd Ed.)
by Rune Pettersson

http://www.ivla.org/portal/ebooks/ItDepends3.pdf

Basic ID-concepts (Information Design)
by Rune Pettersson

http://www.ivla.org/portal/ebooks/A-Z.pdf


TEACHING RESOURCES

Art, Design, and Visual Thinking (Cornell College, New York)
http://char.txa.cornell.edu/

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
http://www.drawright.com/

Hodges Health Career - Care Domains - Model
http://www.p-jones.demon.co.uk/vizintro.htm#refs
http://www.p-jones.demon.co.uk/diagsort.htm

Introduction to Visual Literacy – ArtIS 301 (Iowa State University, Ames, IA)
http://www.vis.design.iastate.edu/index.html

Knowledge Quest: Visual Literacy [online edition]
http://www.ala.org/ala/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/kqweb/kqarchives/volume36/363/363main.cfm

Macromedia Solutions for Academic Integration
http://www.macromedia.com/resources/education/k12/campaign/integration/

Mural Arts Program (Philadelphia, PA)
http://www.muralarts.org/

New Art Basics Project
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~design/ART/NAB/index.html

New Arts of Persuasion
http://collaboratory.nunet.net/dsimpson/syllabus.html

Usability Consortium -- Training: Interface and Interaction Design
http://www.usabilityconsortium.com/pages/service_pages/training_design_UC03.html

Visual Language by Neil Cohn
http://www.emaki.net

Visual Literacy (Kent State University)
http://www.educ.kent.edu/community/VLO

Visual Literacy (Kent State University)
http://www.educ.kent.edu/community/VLO

Visual Literacy – Com 155 (Marist College)
http://www.academic.marist.edu/pennings/vislit2.htm

Visual Literacy K-8
http://k-8visual.info/

Web Resources for Visual Anthropology
http://www.usc.edu/dept/elab/urlist/


LEARNING TOOLS

Bad Human Factors Designs
http://baddesigns.com/

Color Test
http://www.njagyouth.org/colortest.swf

Color Theory – ArtIS 208 (Iowa State University, Ames, IA)
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~design/ART/ARTVS208/colorwheel.html

Graphic Organizers
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/students/learning/lr1grorg.htm
http://www.graphic.org/class.html

Motionary: the "meaning in motion" project
http://www.sla.purdue.edu/courses/ad/studio/motionary/

On-Line Visual Literacy Project
http://www.pomona.edu/Academics/courserelated/classprojects/Visual-lit/intro/intro.html

Visual Design of Web Pages
http://www.people.memphis.edu/~kjob/wbi/Index.html

Visual Thesaurus (online edition)
http://www.visualthesaurus.com/online/index.html

What is a Print?
http://www.moma.org/whatisaprint/flash.html


ONLINE DESIGN-RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Communication Arts
http://www.commarts.com/CA/

Émigré
http://www.emigre.com/

Eye Magazine
http://www.eyemagazine.com/

I.D. Magazine
http://www.idonline.com/

Loop: AIGA Journal of Interaction Design Education
http://loop.aiga.org/

Print Magazine
http://printmag.com/

Typographica
http://typographi.ca/

Wired Magazine
http://www.wired.com/


DESIGN-RELATED SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES

Cranbrook Academy of Art Library
http://www.cranbrookart.edu/library/

Denver Art Museum Herbert Bayer Collection and Archive
http://www.denverartmuseum.org/

Digital Wisdom Logos and Trademarks Archives
http://trademarks-logos.com/index.htm

Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography
http://www.cooper.edu/art/lubalin/Welcome.html

University of Iowa International Dada Archive
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/dada/

Yale University Arts of the Book Collection
http://www.library.yale.edu/aob/


MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

American Visionary Art Museum
http://www.avam.org/

Busch-Reisinger Museum (Harvard)
http://www.artmuseums.harvard.edu/busch/index.html

California Museum of Photography
http://www.cmp.ucr.edu/photography/circle/default.html

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
http://ndm.si.edu/

Design Museum (London)
http://www.designmuseum.org/

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
http://www.picturebookart.org/

Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Museum of Modern Art
http://www.moma.org/

National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
http://www.nga.gov/

Nature and Design
http://personalpages.tds.net/~hwirth/nd/index.html

Smithsonian Archives of American Art
http://artarchives.si.edu/

Smithsonian Institution
http://www.si.edu/

Walker Art Center
http://www.walkerart.org/jsindex.html


PRIVATE VISUAL LITERACY-RELATED SITES

MTN Cartoons
http://www.mtncartoons.com

Official Eric Carle Web Site
http://www.eric-carle.com/

Professional Cartoonists Index
http://cagle.slate.msn.com/


SCIENTIFIC SITES ON VISUAL PERCEPTION

Brain Connection (brain based education on vision)
http://www.brainconnection.com/library/?main=bbhome/main

Exploratorium: seeing
http://www.exploratorium.edu/seeing/

IllusionWorks, L.L.C. (most comprehensive collection of optical and sensory illusions on the world-wide web)
http://psylux.psych.tu-dresden.de/i1/kaw/diverses%20Material/www.illusionworks.com/index.html

Laboratory for Scientific Visual Analysis
http://www.sv.vt.edu/index.html


VISUAL DATABASES OF IMAGES

Fotosearch Stock Photography Fotosearch Stock Photography allows users to search from more than 6.8 million images from 140 quality stock photography publishers at one site. You can also find royalty-free clipart pictures, illustrations, stock video clips, and more on our site.
http://www.fotosearch.com/

Getty Images
http://www.gettyimages.com/


RELATED ASSOCIATIONS & FOUNDATIONS

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
http://www.aiga.org/

Ars Electronica
http://www.aec.at/en/index.asp

College Art Association (CAA)
http://www.collegeart.org/

Cyberarts(Boston,US)
http://bostoncyberarts.org/

File
http://www.file.org.br/

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Literacy
http://www.ictliteracy.info/

International Institute of Neuroesthetics
http://www.neuroesthetics.org/

International Visual Sociology Association
http://sjmc.cla.umn.edu/faculty/schwartz/ivsa/

National Art Education Association (NAEA)
http://www.naea-reston.org/

National Geographic Society
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

National Science Foundation
http://www.nsf.gov/

Photo Therapy Centre
http://www.phototherapy-centre.com/home.htm

Rhizome.org
http://www.rhizome.org/

SIGGRAPH
http://www.siggraph.org/

Sociedade Brasileira de Design da Informação
http://www.sbdi.org.br/

Type Directors Club (TDC)
http://www.tdc.org/


VIDEO/DVD/CD RESOURCES

Video Data Bank (Chicago)
http://www.vdb.org/

Electronia Arts Intermix (NYC)
http://www.eai.org/eai/

Vtape (Toronto)
http://www.vtape.org/

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