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Kendall College of Art and Design Library

Welcome to KCAD Library Online!

KCAD students, faculty & staff have 24/7 access to many online resources offered by the library. You will be prompted to login.

  • For most library resources you will login with your Ferris account information (Ferris360). 
  • To use MeLCat see the MeLCat page for login information.

TIP: When using SmartSearch, remember to login on your search result page. This will allow you to access resources in your results list.

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New Books

AFRICOBRA book cover
Supersex book cover
Behind the Album book cover
Call Us What We Carry book cover
Elijah Pierce's America book cover
How Many Female Type Designers Do You Know? book cover
History and Art History book cover
How to Be a Children's Book Illustrator book cover
Magnetic Woman book cover
Revisiting the Gaze book cover
The New Possible book cover
Pierre Guariche book cover
Synergistic Design of Sustainable Built Environments book cover
Why Photography? book cover
Time in Fashion book cover
Harold Neal and Detroit African American Artists book cover
The New Politics of the Handmade book cover
World Is Africa book cover

KCAD Library Hours

Day Hours
Monday & Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

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Benjamin Boss
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