The Gund Library's catalog is part of a shared catalog with CWRU and CIM. After you get the results to your search, if you want to know only what is in the Gund Library, you will need to modify the search to limit your results to CIA's library.
CIA patrons may borrow books from the CWRU and CIM libraries.
You will often have to translate the concepts you are looking for into the subject words and phrases used in library catalogs and indexes. For the CIA library catalog, the following SUBJECTS are most useful:
The main subject terms are often subdivided by sub-topics, place, and/or time period (to limit a concept or to focus more closely on a specific topic); for example: PRODUCT DESIGN -- ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS or INDUSTRIAL DESIGN -- UNITED STATES -- 21ST CENTURY. There are MANY other subjects that may be useful beyond these.
Can’t find anything? Are the items you want unavailable? Check the and request that books be sent to the CIA Library for your use.
NK 1160 - 1590 design (includes history & theory)
NK 2200 - 2750 furniture
NK 9509 toys
TA 166 human engineering, ergonomics
TL 1 - 390 automobiles
TS 23 - 175 product design, industrial design
TT 180 - 200 woodworking (incudes furniture making)
When you are searching the library's catalog, you may see that we offer a variety of ebooks. If you need any help using ebooks, please do not hesitate to contact the library staff!