Foundations in Graphic Communications: Checking Color Proofs

New York City College Of Technology
Advertising Design & Graphic Arts: NYCCT


The Course At A Glance




Requirements For The Course Project


Foundations In Graphic Communications
An Online Resource Developed and Maintained By Patrick Henry
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Useful URLs

The following Web sites contain information and resources that you will find useful in your study of print communication technology. (Please notify the instructor of invalid or expired links.)

International Paper: "Learn About Printing"

International Paper: "Paper"

International Paper: "Ink"

International Paper: "Learn Paper Terms" from Tecstra Systems

Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center: Print Process Descriptions

Weyerhaeuser Paper University (click "Resources")

SAPPI Knowledge Bank

A good collection of paper-related links (and other resources)

Kodak Digital Learning Center (click "Technology" and "Courses")

MD Papier: "Virtual Mill Tour"

Canadian Pulp and Paper Association: "Mill Tour"

American Museum of Papermaking: "The Modern Paper Mill"

Sun Chemical Technical Library

Audit Bureau of Circulations

Business Press Audit of Circulations Int'l (BPA)

American Institute of Graphic Arts

Digital Printing and Imaging Association

Rochester Institute of Technology, Technical Information Center of Graphic Arts and Imaging

CAP Ventures

Middleberg Interactive's MediaSoure

Graphic Arts Technical Foundation and National Scholarship Trust Fund

Graphic Intelligence Agency


International Color Consortium

Graphic Communication Central

I.T. Strategies

International Prepress Organization

International Reprographic Association

American Journalism Review's Magazine Page


Dr. Samir Husni's "Mr. Magazine" home page

a good general overview of typography

a good "how to choose type" overview

"All Good Things Typography" (glossary and links)

a good type glossary from Adobe Systems Inc.

another good glossary

Graphic design glossary, definitions and dictionary of terms

The Fontsite, an interesting magazine about typography

Communication Arts : Resources

Complete Color Manager Manual


DPx: Digital Production Executive

DTP Internet Jumplist

FedWorld Information Network Home Page

Frank Romano - Home Page at RIT

i/us : Serving the DTP, graphics, illustration and publishing community


Media Central

Mediamark Research: demographic, product usage & Internet research for magazines, TV, cable, radio and other media.

NAPL's Profit Connection

New York New Media Association

PrinterSpace - For the CyberPrinter and the CyberBuyer

Publishing Business Advice

Instant MPA Faxback Index

Ethics in Journalism

The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

American Press Institute (go to "Journalism Links")

Magazine Publishers of America

American Press Institute (go to "Journalism Links")

Gebbie Press: Magazines on the Web

Gebbie Press: Magazine Publishers on the Internet

Return To Home Page

Session 1: Introduction & Overview

Session 2: The Scope of Graphic Communications

Session 3: Elements of Prespress (I)

Session 4: Elements of Prepress (II)

Session 5: Elements of Prepress (III)

Session 6: Conventional Printing Processes (I)

Session 7: Conventional Printing Processes (II)

Session 8: Digital Printing (I)

Session 9: Digital Printing (II)

Session 10: Postpress

Session 11: Paper, Inks, Coatings

Session 12: Alternatives To Traditional Print I

Session 13: Alternatives to Digital Print II


Session 15: FINAL EXAM