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Library Services

Ask for Library Help!

We are always here to help you. Call, stop by, or email the library staff.

Request Library Resource Purchases!

Current CIA faculty, staff or students may fill our our library request form if you would like us to add an item or resource to our collection. We will consider your requests and follow up with you regarding purchasing decisions.

Services for Faculty

Course Reserves

The Gund Library offers course reserves for CIA degree program classes. For specific information and guidelines please refer to the current Course Reserves Policy. To place items on reserve, please complete the reserve form and submit it either by email or in person to the library circulation desk. Click here to view current course reserves. Faculty with questions about course reserves can contact Library Assistant, Jackie Lagunzad at jhlagunzad@cia.edu.

Artists’ Books and Special Collections

If you would like to use items from our artists’ books collection or special collection materials for your class, please contact Library Director, Laura Ponikvar at lponikvar@cia.edu at least two weeks in advance.

Library Instruction

Do your students really know how to use the library? The library staff is always willing to provide instruction for your class. To schedule a library instruction session, please contact Laura M. Ponikvar, Library Director, at lponikvar@cia.edu at least two weeks in advance.

Proxy Form

In order for your student assistant or department TS to be able to check out library materials for you, we must have a current proxy form on file in the library. Please fill out the proxy form and return it to a library staff person.

Interlibrary Loan Services

If an item is not available through our local consortium catalog, please check the OhioLINK catalog, SearchOhio, and the Cleveland Public Library catalog before considering interlibrary loan. For help finding materials, please contact the library staff. Be prepared to provide as much information as possible, including author, title, publisher, date, and page numbers, as well as the location of the original citation. Please be aware that the owning library may charge a fee for lending a book or providing a photocopy. Submit questions or requests to library@cia.edu.

Library Hours

Library Hours

Fall 2018

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

Exceptions to fall hours

August 26: Open 2-6pm
September 3: Closed
November 21: Open 10am-3pm
December 15-16: Closed
December 17-20: Open 10am-4pm
December 21: Open 10am-3pm
December 22-January 1: Closed

The circulation desk and group study rooms close 15 minutes before the library closes. Library hours are subject to change without notice.

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