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What's new for Fall 2022

Spring Break Hours

Our hours for spring break are:

  • Monday -- 12:15pm to 4pm (opening late for staff training)

  • Tuesday - Friday -- 10am to 4pm

  • Closed March 11 - 12 (Saturday and Sunday)

  • Closed March 18 (Saturday)

Regular semester hours resume on Sunday, March 19th.

Enjoy your break!  Remember that our digital resources are available 24/7, anywhere you are!


Comics Plus now available!


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The library is excited to offer unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from popular and independent publishers in our newest resource, Comics Plus

You must create a free account using your CIA email address to use this resource. Once you have your account, you can access all of the great comics in the resource. Be sure to check out the apps for your mobile device!


New Resource - Access World News Research Collection


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The library now provides all CIA community members with access to Access World News Research Collection. Access World News Research Collection includes an unprecedented combination of full-text international, national, regional, and local news from more than 12,000 sources from over 200 countries. Our subscription includes same day access to the Plain Dealer, the Akron Beacon Journal, and many others. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.

New Resources - Flipster & Interaction of Color: Complete Digital Edition



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The library now provides access to Flipster, a next-generation digital magazine site that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device. 


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The library also now has access to the brand new Interaction of Color Complete Edition website. The Interaction of Color Complete Digital Edition website is packed with elegant and innovative features that help you understand the book’s fundamental concepts, study the plates, and experiment with their own designs. The website offers an entirely new way for people to experience Josef Albers's original masterwork. For more information, visit this page.

Please note that you need to create an account using your CIA email address to access the Interaction of Color site.

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Visitors are now permitted in the Jessica R. Gund Memorial Library during our open hours. 

Anyone who is not a current CIA student or employee must sign in at the circulation desk with a library staff member before using the library.

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