The Birth Of A Book


Irene Gallo, employee of Tor Books, takes you on a tour of the bindery. See how books are made HERE!


Search By Color!

Have you ever been working on something with a scheme and wished there was a way to search for images by color? Well now one database allows you to do just that. The National Design Museum belonging to the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt has built a database where roughly 55% of their collection is browse-able by the colors that make up each piece. Their collection spans thirty centuries of historic and contemporary design and includes really unique and precious pieces. The database, in beta, currently features a color spectrum from which you can select any color you wish. Clicking on your choice brings up all the images that contain that color so that you can browse through easily. Its a good way to get inspired or just kill some time. Give it a try at



BFA Thesis Images Now Available on the OCAC Shared Shelf

Every year we get a new batch of BFA students undergoing their thesis year here at OCAC. This involves a lot of studio time and a lot of library time for them. We at the library are here to help students with their research, find inspiration, or just chat about concepts and process.  Today we are proud to announce that the 2012-2013 thesis year images are uploaded and available to view on OCAC’s ARTStor shared shelf! Log into your ARTStor account to view them.untitled

What do you use OCAC’s library for?

Resume/Internship workshop 11/6 12:30pm

JacketThinking about that future job? Your resume is what will get you through the door! Did you know that the average employer looks at a resume for 15-20 seconds  before deciding whether you’re a suitable interview candidate?

Come and have a slice of pizza with Elsa and Meaghen, and we’ll talk about how to work on your resume, tips about finding a great internship, and we’ll even take a look at your current resume to see if it could use some adjustments. So, bring your appetite, and your current resume if you have one, and let’s get to work!