The librarians at the Academy of Art University Library are here to help you. Do you have questions about researching a particular artist or art movement? Do you have questions about how to get started on your research paper? Do you have questions about the online resources the library offers? Then Ask a Librarian!
This guide will help you get started on your library research, including how to find and evaluate information sources.
This guide will help you get started finding images using the Academy of Art University's digital image collection, free image resources on in the Internet, and physical image resources in the library.
We offer tours of the library and instruction on finding and using library resources to individuals and classes. We now have a web-based tour of the library on our website! The online tour materials make it easy for students to learn about library resources anytime, anywhere.
Faculty members can request an on-site library tour for their class using the Tour Request Form. Library tour requests must be submitted at least one week in advance.
If we don't have the resource that you are looking for, there's a good chance that one of the many great libraries in the San Francisco Bay Area will!
The subject guides are subject-specific guides created by Academy of Art University librarians to help students find some of the most valuable resources offered at the library. There is a different subject guide corresponding to each major offered at the University.
The Online Students Subject Guide was created to for online students who may be unable to make it into the physical library, and introduces students to the numerous online resources the library has to offer. On-campus students will find this resource useful as well!
MLA (Modern Language Association) is the citation style used at the Academy of Art University and is commonly used in the liberal arts and humanities fields. This guide gives citation formats and examples for various material types.
This glossary provides a list of basic library-related terminology with brief definitions. Some definitions relate directly to specific resources offered by the Academy of Art University Library.
Luna course study guides for Liberal Arts and Photography. (Password required; get this from your instructor.)