Library catalog  is available 24/7.
A special collection of over 1,700 books, this collection began in the late 1960s with a focus on books created Fluxus, feminist and other conceptual artists. The collection also includes CalArts student, alumni and faculty books.
Books in this collection may be:
Artists' Books also include:
All Artists' Books are cataloged and may be found searching the online web catalog. Please search the catalog, write down the call number, and present the call number to staff at the Circulation Desk who will then retrieve the materials. Artists' Books must be used in the Library, under supervision of Circulation staff with the use of protective gloves. Artists' Books are available Monday-Thursday, 9 am to 10 pm, Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and Sunday 4 pm to 10 pm.
This collection of over 16,000 exhibition catalogs began in the late 1960s and predominantly cover contemporary art and photography exhibitions from that date to the present. Exhibition catalogs may be found searching the online library catalog. Most exhibition catalogs are shelved chronologically by the year of publication in the shelves along the back wall for browsing ease. Many exhibition catalogs that cover pre-20th century artists, design, film and architecture are shelved in the regular library stacks.
Current & back issues are available. They must be used in the library and do not circulate. Online periodical indexes  are available. Periodical indexes in print are located in the Reference section of the library. The A to Z List of Electronic Journals, Magazines, Newspapers  can be used to find all periodical titles available to you through the library.
For assistance, please contact:
Brena Smith 
Coordinator of Reference, Outreach and Instruction