King Library's catalog, databases and eBooks can be accessed off campus.
Get off-campus access with:
Your name, 9 digit SJSU ID number and your library PIN.
Below is a link to a list of electronic textbooks that are available to SJSU students for free. The list is updated each semester, and sometimes within the semester, so check back often to see the latest updates.
For other assigned reading that may be available in the library check the course reserves catalog by course number or the professor's name:
and the library catalog:
You will need to set up the following accounts in order to use library resources:
1. Create a Library Account Go to "My Library" Account & PIN Management and sign up for an account using your name, SJSU ID, and a PIN you create.
Remember your PIN!
2. Set up an ILLiad account with Interlibrary Services so you can request articles from journals not owned by SJSU Library.
4. Set your preferences in Google Scholar. Go to the Google Scholar tutorial for a step-by-step view of this process.
These are materials set aside by your professor
Use this service to get materials not owned by our library
Library Account Problems
Contact Jeff Frank for help with your library account or call 408-808-2000
Contact Student Computing Services for help troubleshooting your remote access to the library materials.
Contact: 4th Floor
Martin Luther King Library
On campus: Monday through Thursday.