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Academy Library Resources: Everything You Need to Know

New to Academy of Art University? Need a refresher on basic campus facilities like the library? Fret not!

We’ve got the lowdown on everything you need to know about this student resource so you can worry less about meeting your requirements, and instead focus on being creative. 

The Academy of Art library is proud to be home to a broad selection of electronic resources to help you be successful in your studies. Here are some important reminders for you to make the most out of its use:

  • The library is operating remotely for the Spring 2022 semester. However, the Materials Library is open for onsite students’ browsing and research needs.
    • The Materials Library is now located at 1849 Washing Rm. 320. Make your reservation using the Webcheckout System.
  • The Academy Library has 9,000+ e-books and subscribes to 18 different online resources to help you do your research. Take a look at the Online Resources page for the full list.
  • Not sure where to start your research? The Department Research Guides highlight e-books, digital magazines, databases, and resources from the Library’s collections that are relevant to your major.
  • The Library’s YouTube Channel has brief video tutorials to help you use the available resources.
  • If you have questions, use the Library FAQ page or send them a message directly via the Ask a Librarian form, by email at , or by calling at 415-618-3842.

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