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Kendall College of Art & Design Library

Where Do I Start?

KCAD Library Online -

Finding a topic:

1. Think about what ideas have interested you during class discussions or readings.

2. Look through newspapers, magazines or journals for ideas.  Have you seen or heard anything interesting through other media outlets?

3. To generate ideas and to start to learn about your topic, use the suggested online resources provided in the tabbed pages of the guide.

KCAD Library Info






Kendall College Library
Kendall College of Art and Design
17 Fountain Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-451-2787 ext 1121

Fall & Spring Semester Hours
M-Thur - 8:00AM - 7:00 PM
Fri - 8:00AM - 4:30 PM
Sat - Closed 
Sun - 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Off Campus Access

As a KCAD student you have 24/7 access to many online resources including: Encore, Article Databases & MELCAT

When you attempt to use any of these resources from off campus you will be asked to login.

  • To use ENCORE & the Article Databases login with your MYFSU & Password
  • To access your LIBRARY ACCOUNT login with your MYFSU & Password
  • To use MELCAT login with your NAME, BARCODE & PIN

If you have any problems attempting to login, please contact the library during daytime hours.

Come Visit Your Librarian!

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Elise Bohn
616-451-2787 ext.1123 - On Campus #95 1123