Other Campus Collections

Other Campus Collections

Art    Careers  Diagnostic Resource Center  Literacy (Education)    Maps

In addition to the collections in the Library, a rich array of other information resources is available on campus. The collections listed below are independently managed by individual CSLA departments and centers.

Renoir painting of two girlsART
Library of Visual Resources - FA 332
(323) 343-4018
Hours by appointment

Contains collection of over 200,000 mostly color slides of visual images supporting the teaching requirements of the Art Department faculty. Subjects covered include painting, sculpture, architecture, drawing and graphics, photography, ceramics, textiles, manuscripts, mosaics, typography, design, jewelry, crafts, furniture and accessories, costume, etc., spanning all eras and artists in both western and non-western cultures. There are many separate special collections which include CSULA Masters shows, street art, puppetry, erotic art, Chicano art, collage, masks, perspective, elements of art, etc. Additional visual materials include almost 200 videotapes on art, large art prints, and an art collection.

Career Resource Library - CC
(323) 343-3237
Mon  - Thurs    8am to 6pm 
Friday              8am to 4pm

The Career Development Center has a collection of materials arranged by career categories (i.e., music, engineering, etc.) and general books on job hunting, interviewing, resume preparation, etc. The video collection includes films on career choices, interviewing techniques, etc.  The collection also includes information from both governmental and private employers about working for their organizations. Materials are for room use only by currently registered students. Photocopy and video viewing facilities are available.


King Hall, Room C-1063
(323) 343-4766   
The Diagnostic Resource Center (DRC) is operated by the Division of Special Education and Counseling within the Charter School of Education. The DRC serves as a student laboratory dedicated to providing students with psychological assessment materials needed for lab experiences in advanced coursework in the Charter School of Education and other academic units on campus. Materials can be utilized on site, or can be checked out with proper authorization. The DRC is opened Monday - Thursday. For current hours call the DRC at 343-4766 or call the Division of Special Education and Counseling at 343-4400.

LITERACY (Education)
Literacy Resource Lab - KH C 2092A
(323) 343-4347
Mon - Thursday   12:00pm - 6pm

Provides a selection of children's literature, including class book sets of 25 copies each of selected titles and small group sets of 4-6. There are also reading and language arts teacher's guides, student material, textbook adoptions, computer software, lesson plans, puppet theatre materials, games, storytelling kits, etc.

Map Library - KH D 4044
(323) 343-2220
Faculty contact:  Prof. Killian Ying
Hours by appointment

Has extensive collections of maps issued by U. S. government agencies. Contains the U. S. Geological Survey topographic maps of the 10 western states, with state indexes. Also has Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) nautical and aeronautical charts. Has world maps in various scales, as well as an important historical urban plan collection of early maps of world cities in both plan and bird's eye views. Also has numerous roll maps. Various printed indexes, as well as a card catalog employing a modified Library of Congress cataloging system, are used for access to the materials in the collections.

Most materials are available for faculty and staff check-out. Irreplaceable maps and DMA restricted series may not be checked out. Students have restricted borrowing privileges for limited classroom use.