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Art Research Guide: Other Resources

Creative Media Studio

The Creative Media Studio is a dedicated space where CSUN students can create audio, video, multimedia and other digital projects! Located on the first floor of the Library, West Wing, this creative space includes specialized equipment available for checkout (ranging from tripods to greenscreen kit), eight iMac computer stations (reservable online), an extensive selection of software (including Final Cut Pro and the Adobe Creative Suite), and even a state-of-the-art audio recording studio.

See the Creative Media Studio webpage for more info. Come check it out!


Looking for online tutorials? Check out Lynda.com! CSUN students have access to thousands of video-based training on an variety of topics and software, such as Adobe Creative Suite software, photographic processes, audio & video production, and more! 

Check out this short video on how CSUN students can access this great resource:

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask the Library to get the book you need via Interlibrary Loan.

What is InterLibrary Loan?

Interlibrary Loan (or ILL) is a service provided to obtain materials which are needed for research but are not available in the Oviatt Library.

How do I make ILL requests?

Requests are made through the automated Interlibrary Loan System. See the Interlibrary Loan page for more info.


Can't find what you're looking for? Try using WorldCat.org to find items in libraries near you.

What is WorldCat?

WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. Think of it as a giant library catalog!

WorldCat lets you:

  • Search many libraries at once for an item and then locate it in a library nearby
  • Locate a variety of material, including books, music, and videos
  • Find digital items that can be directly viewed or downloaded