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Craft & Material Studies: Overview


Welcome to the Craft and Material Studies Department guide, designed to provide a starting point for research and investigation into the various specialties within the department: Ceramics, Fiber & Textiles, Furniture, Glass, and Metalsmithing & Jewelry. Library staff are available to meet one-on-one to discuss your research and studio projects.


Find the Right Resource


Our collection of books on Craft and Material Studies subject areas (both print and electronic) provide coverage of history, exhibitions, individual artists, and more.

The CCS Library subscribes to a number of scholarly databases for more detailed and current information on a topic. This guide also provides recommendations for Craft and Material Studies websites to explore.

Images and Videos:

The CCS Library gives Craft and Material Studies students access to a number of tutorials for learning new software programs as well as other visual learning options, such as video and image collections.

Dark Dawn by Fred Wilson, 2005

     Quick Links:

     Library catalog
     Craft & Material Studies databases
     Luna image collection

College for Creative Studies website