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Foundation: Overview


This guide is designed to introduce the Foundation student to CCS Library resources. Whether it is to help with a specific research assignment or nurture your love of discovery, the Library staff is committed to helping you reach your goals. The Library's physical collection includes print books, videos, material samples, and periodicals, and the online collection features images, streaming videos, articles, and more.

Quick Links:

    Library Catalog

    Using the Catalog

    Databases A-Z

    Luna Image Collections

Still from Waltz with Bashir by Ari Folman, 2008

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, and color swatches.

College for Creative Studies website