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Mission and Goals

The mission of CCS Libraries is to foster the relationship between research, critical thinking, artmaking and design ideation. 

Library staff work to achieve our mission through the following goals:

  1. Develop physical and electronic collections that represent diverse voices and perspectives

  2. Create inclusive spaces for independent and collaborative study

  3. Provide outstanding services that support the evolving needs of art and design education

  4. Serve as knowledge experts to aid pursuits of inquiry and inspiration

  5. Collaborate with faculty to integrate information and visual literacy into the curriculum




The vision for CCS Libraries is to serve as a research hub at the College for Creative Studies and a campus partner supporting the next generation of artists, designers and innovators entering the Detroit community and beyond.


College for Creative Studies website