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Architecture Resource Center: Overview


Sunday 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Monday to Thursday 9:30am - 9:30pm

Friday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Saturday Closed




The Architecture Resource Center (ARC), is a branch of James White Library, it provides the School of Architecture & Interior Design with resources for study and research of architecture. It also supports other campus disciplines such as facility planning, educational and church architecture, environmental psychology, behavioral science, and the social sciences.

The collection is of a broad scope with an academic focus in architecture and design. The ARC currently holds a collection of over 25,000 books and 106 periodical titles. The ARC stays current through its acquisitions by updating the collection with new titles in books, monographs, periodicals, reference books, CDs, and videos.



For help doing a search at JWL check out the link below:

ILL and MelCat

To request books outside of the library check with MelCat or make an InterLibrary Loan request. 


Librarians are here to help you.  Ask-A-Librarian is available at the bottom of the screen, or you can reach out to us:

Front Desk Phone: (269)471-2417


   Tamara Karr

   Director, Architecture

   Resource Center

   Phone: (269)471-3027