To begin using the King Library and its resources, create the four accounts listed in the tabs above. Start by setting up your library account:
You're done! Be sure to write down your PIN. You will need it to access the King Library databases and ebooks.
RefWorks allows you to create a personal database of references. It uses these to automatically generate bibliographies in APA style--a huge timesaver! To create an account:
Interlibrary Loan lets you get books and articles you need that the King Library doesn't own. To create an account:
*If you live near San Jose, you have the option of choosing the San Jose Public Library closest to you and you can pick up books from there.
Google Scholar lets you look across all of the library's databases with a single search, but first you have to set your preferences to San Jose State. You can do this by following the directions written here or by watching the Customizing Google Scholar video below.
You can also save citations you find in Google Scholar directly to your RefWorks account. To set this preference:
RefWorks is a web-based tool designed to manage your citations and automatically create bibliographies.