The new MLA style

The MLA (Modern Language Association) just published the 8th edition of its ubiquitous style guide! Many CCA courses require the use of MLA in student work.

CCA Libraries are excited to be moving to a new library catalog!

Koha logo

We will now be running open source Koha software. Friday, June 24th will be our final day using the old catalog.

Book Arts Competition - Exhibition and Winners

Book Arts Competition - Exhibition and Winners

This year we had a record number of entries for the Book Arts Competition. Thank you to everyone who submitted their amazing work.

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:
All summer long.
Monday through Friday, 9-5p.

Student book arts competition - $200 prize!

Student book art competition

Student Book Arts Competition

This year, two books by CCA students will be selected for inclusion in the libraries' artists' book collection and awarded a $200 prize.

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.

Fifty Years Ago, Fifty Years Forward

Francois Dallegret, Cosmic-Opera Suit, 1966

Fifty years ago, in their March/April 1966 issue, the journal Art in America posed the question, “what will artists be doing in fifty or a hundred years?” How did it hold up?

Celebrate National Library Week - with waived fines and candy

Celebrate National Library Week

To celebrate National Library Week, CCA Libraries will be waiving overdue fines and giving away candy.

New visualization site for government data: Data USA --

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.

Materials Library Now Featuring Foodstuffs


Most CCA students know that the Materials Library is a great place to experience Spunbonded Polypropylene or

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  • 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
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