CCA Libraries will be operating on a limited schedule during Spring Break (March 18-25). Please check our hours for more information. Regular hours resume Sunday, March 26.

CCA Libraries' Digital Collections now part of Calisphere

WhatsApp, Facebook, and your privacy

Did you know that WhatsApp, the popular messaging app is now owned by Facebook?

SUMMA HOURS at the Libraries

Borkum Strandkoerbe, literally, "beach baskets," from the German. Beach tents on
The shimmering summer hours of the CCA Libraries await you:
YES, WE'RE OPEN!
All summer long.
Monday through Friday, 9-5p.

Shotgun Shells and Pinecones - Closing Event April 24 - Chess Lecture and Lesson by Ewelina Krubnik

Shotgun Shells and Pinecones installation shot, detail
Please join us on Sunday, April 24th, from 4–6pm, at The Meyer Library, Oakland, for the closing program of Shotgun Shells and Pinecones.

New visualization site for government data: Data USA -- http://datausa.io/

screenshot of Data USA
What is Data USA? "It's the most comprehensive website and visualization engine of public US Government data... Data USA puts public US Government data in your hands.

Reception for Shotgun Shells and Pinecones - new work by Angela Berry at Meyer Library

Meyer Library storefront Installation shot - Shotgun Shells and Pinecones, works

Opening Reception - Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 4-6PM

California College of the Arts, Meyer Library, Oakland

Performances - Sundays in April, 2016, 6-9PM

Digital technologies make beautiful printed art books

“Philodendron,” exhibition catalog on the social history of tropical plants
"Even in this era of all things digital, big institutions like the Getty in Los Angeles and more regional ones, like the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, continue to produce new printed art books at

Copyright-free! 187,000 newly available digital items from New York Public Library for remixing and reuse

Highlights from The New York Public Library's Digital Collections
The New York Public Library maintains a treasure trove of digitized materials from its special collections and has recently made all out-of-copyright

Highlights from the 2016 #artandfeminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Here's to women in the arts!

Images from the 2016 Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
We had a great turn-out at the 3rd annual Art & Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Saturday, March 5.

New Meyer Library Exhibition: Dimensions, works by John Boychuk, MFA Candidate

Installation shot - Dimensions, works by John Boychuk
Artist John Boychuk's work has gone through a transition while at California College of the Arts, from working primarily with clay to light wood and wire; he's created a series of sculptures that reve

Fair Use - It's powerful! #fairuseweek2016

Fair Use Fundamentals
What is Fair Use?

TRANSLUCENCE in 21st c. MATERIALS - Materials Library Display

Exhibition image, TRANSLUCENCE in 21st c. MATERIALS - Materials Library Display
A new exhibition featuring translucent polymers, glass, and even concrete samples is on display outside the Materials Library!

Nicole Aponte paintings in the SF campus's Simpson Library

Installation shot - Nicole Aponte Paintings
Three of MFA Candidate NICOLE APONTE's large-scale paintings are on view in the Simpson Library from January 19 - February 19, 2016.

Welcome to Spring Semester! NEW Elizabeth Russell Exhibit, Meyer Library

Exhibition shot, Storefront display: Weatherlore by Elizabeth Russell
"Weatherlore" is an exhibition of works by MFA candidate Elizabeth Russell in the storefront window at the entrance to the Meyer Library on the Oakland campus.

WAR AND PHOTOGRAPHY- Meyer Library Exhibition

War and Photography Exhibition, Meyer Library, installation shot
Runs from November 20, 2015- December 10, 2015. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the photographic book emerged as a dynamic space for the exploration of the meaning of warfare, the meanin
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