Introducing Digital Exhibits
Archives & Special Collections is launching a new digital platform with the exhibits Developing Professional Photographers and Jules Bates: A Photographer Ahead of His Time.

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Fall Library Pop-Ups
Wednesdays, Odd Weeks, 11am–2pm
Lobby, 1111 Building, South Campus

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Hours & Services
Fall 2023 Library Services
September 11 – December 16, 2023

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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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Did You Know?
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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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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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 librarians are available for research assistance. Pickup service available at the Hillside and South Campuses. Contact the library at library@artcenter.edu
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Archives & Special Collections Digital Exhibits
ArtCenter Archives & Special Collections is launching a new digital exhibits website to spotlight items from the archival collections. …
Retro Games Tournament
Join us at the ArtCenter Library from November 13th to 17th for a thrilling gaming extravaganza as we celebrate International Games Month!…
National Native American Heritage Month
The ArtCenter Library celebrates National Native American Heritage Month this November and honors the rich and diverse cultures,…

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
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