Using the Library:Request and Return Library Items

Request Library Materials

Search the online catalog. Display the full record for the item by clicking on the title link. Click on the "Request Item" button. When the item is ready, you will receive a Hold Availability Notice with instructions on how to schedule an appointment to pick-up the item.

If the item is checked out you will join the hold queue.  Once the item is returned you will be notified the item is available for pick up.

If the item is not available, please submit an interlibrary loan request for the item by clicking on the "Request Item through Interlibrary Loan" button instead. You may also contact your metier librarian for suggestions of alternate resources.

Questions:  libcirc@calarts.edu
 

Request Media

Faculty and staff only may request Library Film Services media.

To request:  email filmservices@calarts.edu with title and call number.

When the item is ready, you will receive an email with instructions on how to schedule an appointment to pick-up the item.

Questions:  filmservices@calarts.edu

Return Items

Special Procedures for Students due to COVID-19 Library Closure

Return by mail to:
ATTN: Circulation Department
CalArts Library
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355

If you are local you may also coordinate with the gate guard to drop off materials:

Call campus safety in advance (661-222-2702) to arrange drop-off

Seal items in a zip lock plastic bag or plastic wrap

Drop off package at the security gate as directed by Campus Safety

Faculty and staff may return library materials, including Film Services media, to the book return outside the Main Library doors.

Questions:  libcirc@calarts.edu

CalArts Library
24700 McBean Pkwy
Valencia, CA 91355
661.253.7889

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