Library Information

Library Home Page   http://calarts.edu/library

 

Library Catalog         http://calarts.worldcat.org/


Library Card                         Your student I.D. is your library card.

 

Library Hours                       Mon-Thursday 8:45am-midnight, Friday 8:45-9pm, Sat 1:00pm-5pm and Sun 1:00pm-midnight. Summer and holiday hours vary.

 

Library Catalog                    Use to search for resources available through CalArts library as well as interlibrary loans. (http://calarts.worldcat.org)

 

Research Help                       Research assistance is available most hours that the library is open. Brena, Karen, Kathy, Susan and Lavinia are your Librarians. They can all be reached in their offices, at the reference desk during reference hours by email or by phone. 

 

Computer Lab                       Available during library hours for use unless being used by a class. A scanner is also available for general use. Software used in all métier is available.

 

Group Study Room              Please reserve ahead of time and look at the schedule on the door and online for real time availability.

 

Film and Image Services       Down the hall from the library across from the student health services. Viewing stations and audiovisual circulation can be found here.

 

Interlibrary Loan                  The borrowing of materials that we do not have in our collection from other libraries. This is a free service for the CalArts community.

 

Reserve materials                  Items an instructor has placed on reserve can be retrieved at the Circulation Desk. All of these items are for in-library use only.

 

Periodicals                              Periodicals (magazines, newspapers and journals) can be found in three areas; current issues are in the reading area of the library, past issues are to the left of the reading area and for electronic journals browse our A-Z list on the library home page.

 

Listening Stations                  Available for general use, headphones can be checked out at circulation.

 

WIFI                                       Available by signing into your MyCalArts portal (https://it.calarts.edu/).

 

Printing                                  Print cards are available for purchase for $.50 by circulation. Printing and copy charges are $.50 a copy for b&w and $.60 for color.

 

Off Campus Access               You will be prompted to enter your student I.D. barcode to gain access to all library databases.


 

Library and Film Services Hours                            Image Services Hours                       

Monday - Thursday: 8:45 am – midnight                                 Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Friday: 8:45 am – 9 pm
Saturday: 1 pm – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm – midnight

  

Reference                    Reference and research help is available Monday through Friday from 9-5. You may inquire at the Library's Circulation & Information Desk in the front of the library and a Librarian will come and assist you. If you prefer, you can send an email message to libref@calarts.edu where you will receive a reply within 24 hours during weekdays.

 

 

Circulation Policies

 

Faculty

Staff

Students

Books, Exhibition Catalogs

120 days

21 days

21 days

Performance Scores

120 days

120 days

120 days

Sound Recordings

21 days

7 days

In-Library Use Only

Reserves,

Periodicals, Reference Books

In-Library Use Only

Maximum Number of Items

150

50

50

Circulation Policies

Film and Image Services

 

Faculty

Staff

Students

Blu-ray, VHS, DVD, Laserdisc

7 days

3 days

In-house viewing only-4hr

Films

24 hours

N/A

N/A

Special Collections Films

Bijou use only or by special permission

Slides and Slide Carousels

21 days

14 days

14 days






 

 













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Brena Smith,
Sep 14, 2012, 2:41 PM
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