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Foundation: Overview


This guide is designed to introduce Foundation students to CCS Library resources. The Library's physical collection includes print books, videos, material samples, and periodicals, and the online collection features images, streaming videos, articles, and more. The Library staff is also committed to helping you one-on-one.

The Barbarian and the Berber Woman by Asger Jorn, 1962

Types of Resources in the Library

Books: Our large collection of books (print and electronic) provide coverage of individual artists, art history, techniques, and more.

Articles and Internet Resources: CCS subscribes to a number of scholarly databases for more detailed and current information on a topic. This guide also provides recommendations for quality open access resources.

Images and Videos: CCS gives students access to a number of tutorials for learning new computer software as well as other visual learning options, such as videos and image collections.

Material Samples: Samples in the Library include textiles, metals, plastics, wood, bamboo, cork, glass, paper, color swatches, and more.

Helpful Links:

   Library Catalog
   Databases A-Z
   Color Resources
   Material Research

College for Creative Studies website