logo for Rhode Island School of DesignWelcome! As a member of Rhode Island School of Design, your access to FRD is covered by the 30-day trial period that they have arranged.

Research tools on FRD require that some settings be personalized to you. You will also be able to save lists of resources you curate for yourself. For these reasons, you must initialize a personalized account to proceed:
  • Register with your @risd.edu address
  • Choose a strong password
  • As a library patron, it’s free – this step will not ask for payment info.

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