The NSCAD University Library is Atlantic Canada’s largest library dedicated to fine arts, craft, and design. It houses an extensive collection of print and media resources, online databases, and special collections to support learning in all subjects taught at NSCAD.

Catalogue AND Databases

The Library offers a number of resources to help you with your research, including access to the catalogue and databases.


Borrow materials from our circulating collection, request material from other libraries through interlibrary loan or Novanet Express, access research assistance, place reserves, and more.

Archives AND Special collections

Browse archival and special collections from the NSCAD Library. Our collections include artists’ books, archives, and our repository of research and exhibitions by NSCAD graduate students and faculty.