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Events: Jan 19, 2015 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

CIA Freshman Mail Art at MOCA

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Events: Feb 16, 2015

CIA Campus Connection: Presidents' Day

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Events: Mar 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Open House

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CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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Academic Search Complete

  • A scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full-text database. A great place to start for non-art related topics.

Art Source 

  • Covers fine, decorative and commercial art, and areas of architecture and architectural design. Start here for art-related topics.

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Avery Architectural Index

  • A comprehensive  guide to the current literature of architecture and design.

Design and Applied Arts Index

  • Covers all aspects of design and crafts, from textiles and ceramics to vehicle design, advertising and sustainability.

Ebscohost Databases 

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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!

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SPECTRUM CIA 2015

Save the date. Four celebration events.

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