Using the Library:Circulation Policies

Circulation Policies

All members of the CalArts Community (students, faculty, and staff) use their CalArts ID Cards as library cards. The library barcode number is printed on the bottom left corner of the ID card and is your CalArts ID number. 

Loan periods

Students

  • Books, Exhibition Catalogs and Scores: 21 days
  • Performance scores: 120 days
  • Compact discs:  7 days
  • Reserves, audio visual materials, LP records, periodicals, and reference books: in-library use only

Faculty

  • Books, Exhibition Catalogs, Scores: 120 days
  • Performance scores: 120 days
  • Sound recordings: 21 days
  • DVDs and VHS tapes: 7 days
  • Reserve materials: 2 hours
  • Films, periodicals and reference: by special permission of a librarian

Staff

  • Books, Exhibition Catalogs and Scores: 21 days
  • Performance scores: 120 days
  • Sound recordings: 7 days
  • DVDs and VHS tapes: 3 days
  • Reserves, periodicals, and reference books: in-library use only

Maximum items allowed

Students and Staff: 50 items

Faculty: 150 items

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