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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Fiber & Material Studies Research Guide

Our walk-in hours are limited and change each semester. Please contact us at for information about visiting the Textile Resource Center.

The Textile Resource Center, opened in 2013, is a hands-on study collection in the Fiber and Material Studies department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. This is a non-circulating collection.

Further Resources, SAIC Theses, and Dissertations beyond SAIC

Submitting your written thesis

Looking for SAIC theses from a specific department?

Check out our "Locating SAIC Theses" guide.

Found a dissertation or thesis but can't access the full text? A copy may be obtained through interlibrary loan; however, sometimes you can only get a copy by buying one. Check with Flaxman librarians ( before you buy!

Search for books in other libraries, special collections or booksellers