Announcements
System Maintenance
Please be advised that the ArtCenter Library will be performing scheduled system maintenance work on December 20th, 2022, between 6am and 9am PST. During this time, Basic Search and My Account functions such as renewals and requests will be unavailable. The Library website, Extended Search, and Online Resources will not be affected.
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Holidays & Closures
Winter Break 2022 - 2023
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Announcing Our New Mobile App
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Events
Zine Party
Join us in the Library for a Zine Party!

Weeks 8 & 14, Fridays, 4-7pm
Hillside Campus
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Everyone is Welcome Here
Click to read the Dot Magazine article featuring the ArtCenter Library and Archives & Special Collections.
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Introducing OverDrive
We've got a powerful new resource for you this fall: OverDrive.

Click here for more information.
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Hours & Services
Fall 2022 Library Services
Monday, September 12th - Saturday, December 17th

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Search Tip
What’s the Difference Between Basic and Extended?
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Did You Know?
Customize Your Library Account
Did you know that you can sign up for text alerts, change your email address, and designate your preferred pickup location? It's a cinch to turn on these features!

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Library Tutorials on YouTube
The ArtCenter Library staff have created some quick video tutorials to show you how to how to navigate and search the library website, find e-books and streaming videos, access research guides and course reserves, login to your library account, and many other topics. Click to view a playlist.
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Virtual Library Workshop Videos
Now on Inside.

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Research Guides
To help get you started with your research, we've designed fantastic and easy-to-use research guides that will point you to the essential resources for your major and related topics. You'll find eBooks, books, magazines, image resources, subject-specific and industry databases, and more. Click for more information.
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Honoring Mario Ascencio, SCELC's First Latino Board Chair
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Welcome to the online portal of the ArtCenter Library.
Here you can search our database of more than 104,000 volumes of books; subscriptions for 430 magazines; 10,000 films; and more as we add to the collection. We also have online resources for digital libraries and archives, and research guides for book collections and resources related to your subject(s) of interest. If you need help getting started, check out these search tips, review library policies, contact a librarian, or visit the library, where Liaison Librarians are available for research assistance. Pickup service available at the Hillside and South Campuses. Checked-out materials are due at the end of the term. There will be no overdue fines. Contact the library at library@artcenter.edu
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News
12.01.2022
Winter Break 2022-2023
Winter break is upon us, and it’s time to go into hibernation. The ArtCenter Library will be closed for use December 19th through January 1…
11.10.2022
Announcing Our New Mobile App
The ArtCenter Library is excited to announce the return of our mobile app! We've deeply appreciated your patience over the last few months…
10.13.2022
Free Screening of "Brainwashed" on Kanopy
Kanopy is hosting a special viewing of the documentary Brainwashed: Sex – Camera – Power followed by a live Q&A with filmmaker Nina Men…

Archives and Special Collections collects, preserves, and makes accessible ArtCenter’s history as well as rare and unique books, artwork and manuscript collections. As part of the ArtCenter Library, providing access to the materials we collect is an important part of our mission. In the Jules Bates Artrouble Center, students, faculty, alumni, staff, and researchers can explore the collections. In addition, our Virtual Archives contains finding aids to collections, as well as digital photographs, publications, and other materials.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
archives@artcenter.edu
950 S. Raymond
Pasadena, CA 91105

Image: Students gather on the front lawn of ArtCenter's 3rd Street campus, c. 1950.
Fogg Library
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
Mon – Thurs 10am – 9pm
Fri - Sat: 10am – 5pm
Sun: closed
Archives & Special Collections
950 S. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Mon – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat – Sun: closed
South Campus hold pickup shelf available at 1111 Security