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The Legal Medium: Art & Law

Search the Catalog

The CalArts Library offers a incredibly wide range of resources — from books, eBooks, music scores, and sound recordings, to films, periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers) and more.  Many of the Library's resources are accesible through Special Collections, Artists' Books, the Institute Archives, and other distinct collections.  Explore the CalArts Library catalog (feel free to use the search bar below!) to get started!

Not sure how? Watch the video tutorial below the search bar to learn!

Searching the Catalog

Items you can search for in the catalog:

  • Books 
  • Scores
  • Sound Recordings (CDs and LPs)
  • Artist's Books
  • Films (DVDs, Bluray, VHS)
  • Exhibition Catalogs
  • Periodicals

Finding Books in CalArts Library: Video Tutorial

How to read a book citation

Looking for a book?

How to tell if a citation is a book

You can tell your source is a book if there is both a location and a publisher. Use the author and title information to find a book. Follow along in the video below.