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Hours + Access


Fall Semester 2015

Monday - Thursday 7:45am-9pm
Friday 7:45am-5pm
Saturday 12 noon-6pm
Sunday 12 noon-6pm

The circulation desk and group study room close and the copiers are turned off 15 minutes before the library closes.

Exceptions to Fall Semester Hours

August 23 open 2:00pm - 6:00pm
September 7 closed Institute holiday
September 19 closed
November 25 open 10:00am-3:00pm
November 26 - 28 closed
November 29 open 2:00pm - 6:00pm
December 12 - 13 closed
December 14 - 18 open 10:00am - 4:00pm
December 19 - 20 closed
December 21 - 22 open 10:00am-4:00pm
December 23 open 10:00am - 1:00pm
December 24 - 31 closed


Visiting the Library

Everyone is welcome in the Gund Library! Our primary mission is to serve current students, faculty and staff of the Cleveland Institute of Art and our partner libraries--Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock Hall Library & Archives. As an OhioLINK participant, we also welcome current students, faculty and staff from any OhioLINK library.

The general public, visiting scholars and art and design professionals are welcome to use the collections on-site on weekdays during regular business hours. Visitors wishing to use the library during nights or weekends should call in advance. Anyone 16 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult while in the library.

Digital Resources

The Gund Library licenses, subsidizes, and provides access to a variety of digital resources and images for non-commercial educational and scholarly use by current Institute students, faculty, and staff and for library visitor reference. Use of digital images may have additional restrictions for use beyond CIA classroom instruction. If you are in doubt about the legality of your use of the library's digital resources or images, please contact the library staff. 

The Gund Library also provides on-campus access to OhioLINK databases.

Copyrighted resources may be used only for private research and study, instruction, and non-commercial use. U.S. Copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the use of copyrighted materials. Any person using databases licensed by the Gund Library or provided through OhioLINK is personally liable for any infringement.

Library News

Library News

This week's artists' book display is a selection of visual stories, humble materials, and simple structures. Stop in and take a look!

Set up your account or check your current account here. Contact us if you have any questions.

Your Library Account

Your CIA ID is your library card, and is required to borrow library materials at the Gund Library and at any of our partner libraries. If you have not activated your library account, please contact the library staff.

PIN Accounts + Your Library Record

To view your library record, you must have a PIN account set up, review the instructions. This will allow you to:

  • see what you have checked out from any of our partner libraries and any OhioLINK library
  • track your OhioLINK requests
  • renew items online

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Circulation & Reference Desk:


The Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library

Cleveland Institute of Art

11610 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH  44106

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