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Library . Hours 

Hours + Access

Hours

Spring Semester 2015

Monday-Thursday 7:45am-9pm
Friday 7:45am-5pm
Saturday 12 noon-6pm
Sunday 12 noon-6pm

The circulation desk and group study room close and the copiers are turned off 15 minutes before the library closes.

Exceptions to Spring Semester Hours

January 19 closed Institute holiday
January 26 closed 11:30am-1:00pm
March 7 - 8
closed
March 9 - 13 open 10:00am-4:00pm
March 14 closed
March 15 open 2pm-6pm
April 5 closed
May 2 - 3 closed
May 4 - 8 open 8:00am-5:00pm
May 9 - 10 closed
May 11 - 15 open 10:00am-4:00pm
May 16 - August 9 closed for move
August 10 open in new location at 11610 Euclid Ave!!

Access

Visiting the Library

Everyone is welcome in the CIA Library! Our primary mission is to serve current students, faculty and staff of the Cleveland Institute of Art and our partner libraries--Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock Hall Library & Archives. As an OhioLINK participant, we also welcome current students, faculty and staff from any OhioLINK library.

The general public, visiting scholars and art and design professionals are welcome to use the collections on-site on weekdays during regular business hours. Visitors wishing to use the library during nights or weekends should call in advance. Anyone 16 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult while in the library.

Digital Resources

The CIA Library licenses, subsidizes, and provides access to a variety of digital resources and images for non-commercial educational and scholarly use by current Institute students, faculty, and staff and for library visitor reference. Use of digital images may have additional restrictions for use beyond CIA classroom instruction. If you are in doubt about the legality of your use of the library's digital resources or images, please contact the library staff. 

The CIA Library also provides on-campus access to OhioLINK databases.

Copyrighted resources may be used only for private research and study, instruction, and non-commercial use. U.S. Copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the use of copyrighted materials. Any person using databases licensed by the CIA Library or provided through OhioLINK is personally liable for any infringement.

Set up your account or check your current account here. Contact us if you have any questions.

Your Library Account

Your CIA ID is your library card, and is required to borrow library materials at the Gund Library and at any of our partner libraries. If you have not activated your library account, please contact the Gund Library staff.

PIN Accounts + Your Library Record

To view your library record, you must have a PIN account set up, review the instructions. This will allow you to:

  • see what you have checked out from any of our partner libraries and any OhioLINK library
  • track your OhioLINK requests
  • renew items online
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Circulation & Reference Desk:

216.421.7440
216.421.7441

The CIA Library

Cleveland Institute of Art

11141 East Blvd. 3rd Floor

Cleveland, OH  44106

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