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

How to Submit or Find an SAIC Thesis or Grad Project

Accessing SAIC Digital Theses

When using the SAIC Theses Repository, any theses labeled as Open Access or Open Access/No Download do not require login and are available to everyone. However, theses labeled ARTIC Log-in are only available to SAIC community members with active login credentials.

Follow these instructions to read digital theses in the SAIC Thesis Repository using your ARTIC login.

1. Locate the thesis you want to read in the repository. 

2. Click Log in at the end of the navigation menu

Screenshot of Digital Collections Navigation with green circle over Log In link

3. Do not use the login spaces that appear on the page. Instead, click Login using ARTIC
Screenshot of the Digital Collections Login page with a red X over the login boxes and a green arrow pointing to the Login using ARTIC link.

4. Login using your ARTIC credentials.

5. Once you login, you can read any theses labeled ARTIC Log-in (as well as Open Access or Open Access/No Download).

If you have issues or questions, please email