Research Support:Research Help

Need help finding a book, researching sources for a paper or project, or just need a little guidance in the library? Our reference services are available to CalArts student, faculty, and staff as well as non-CalArts patrons. 

In person assistance:

Drop-in: A librarian is available Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm during the regular school year. If a librarian is not at the reference desk, one can be paged at the circulation desk. 

Research appointment: If you need in-depth help with your research contact a librarian directly to set up an appointment. If you're not sure who to contact, email

Off-Campus Assistance:

You may contact an individual librarian if there is specific subject area you need assistance with. You may also email or call 661.253.7889 if you're not sure who to contact. 

General Inquiries:

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