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A hub for frequently asked questions regarding Academy of Art University Library resources.

Library FAQ

Logging Into My Library Account

Logging Into A Library Database

Using a Database / Research Tutorials

Finding Books and Ebooks

Finding Academic Journal Articles

Citing Sources / Citation Support

I Still Need Help!

Ask a Librarian form

Do you have a reference question, but can't make it to the library to talk to a librarian? Submit your question using the Ask a Librarian form linked above and one of our librarians will get back to you during business hours, Monday through Friday.

You can also give us a call at 415-618-3842.

If you would like individual research help, you can use this form  to schedule an appointment with a librarian for a research consultation over Zoom or over the phone. 

(In-person appointments are available Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12:00pm and 2pm-4:30pm)

This service is available to currently enrolled Academy of Art University students and faculty only.

Locations and Hours

The library will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am-5:30pm for the Summer 2024 semester. Librarians are also available to assist students and faculty remotely Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm PST. We look forward to seeing you in the library!

Main Library180 New Montgomery Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, California 94105

Architectural Collection Location: 601 Brannan Street, Room 122A, San Francisco, California 94107