Search the Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog for library items. The catalog contains all of our books, objects, anatomical models, DVDs, and most of our magazine titles.

Articles and eBooks


EBSCOhost Databases Art Source is your resource for art information with articles on fine, decorative and commercial art, photography, folk art, film, architecture & more. OmniFile Full Text is a multidisciplinary database with articles from science & technology, law, education, humanities, social sciences, library science, social sciences & business.  The EBSCO eBook Academic Collection offers over 132,000 titles covering a broad range of subjects.



Getty Research Portal is an online search platform providing global access to digitized art history texts not restricted by copyright. The Portal is comprised of catalog records that link to full, digitized texts.




Image TexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies.

Open access, peer-reviewed journal about comics, graphic novels, and more.


Wikimedia Commons is a great resource for image, sound and video clips.

Course reserves

You can find course reserves and reference materials, such as digitized chapters from the Famous Artists Course.

Online learning tools

The Gnomon Workshop‘s over 300 tutorials cover drawing, design, modeling, texturing, rigging, sculpting, effects and animation — often, but not always, in a digital environment. Learn new skills with! Over 2,000 courses offered in software packages like Maya, Creative Suite and Apple products; documentaries and photography. New courses added weekly.




Art Information

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          Database focusing on American artists from early 16th century to the present. Includes international artists’ auction records.



Chronological, geographical and thematic exploration of the history of world art from prehistory to present day. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art.



Sign in to the Library Database, Course Reserves & Online Tools Menu to access all of our electronic resources.

Comic Book Collection

Search the Comic Book Collection Inventory and ask the library staff for a Comic Book Request form if you would like to use one or more comic books in the library.

MFA Theses

View former LCAD Master of Fine Arts MFA Theses


  bbc_logo Your Paintings is the United Kingdom’s national holding of oil paintings.


Colourbox offers over twenty million stock photos, illustrations and videos.



Images in the arts, architecture, humanities and social sciences. Includes over 3,700 LCAD-specific images.

Create your own User Name and Password for ARTstor while on campus.



dpla_icon Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.


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Visual Arts Data Service. Images are copyright cleared for learning, teaching and research.