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Online Library Resources and Services

This guide contains information about the library resources and services that are available during the COVID-19 closure.

Get Research Help

There are many online research assistance options available:

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Subject LibrariansContact the librarian for your subject

Late Night TutoringGet late-night tutoring in biology, chemistry, math, and physics courses

Start Your ResearchStart Your Research: a step-by-step guide to walk you through the research process

Access Online Resources

OneSearch — Find books, eBooks, articles, course reserves, and more

Databases — Search more than 450 databases by subject area

Free eTextbooks — Textbooks available as library ebooks

eBooks —  How to find eBooks in OneSearch

Research Guides — Recommended resources for specific subjects

Complimentary Electronic Resources -— Freely available during the COVID-19 pandemic

Borrow a Laptop

SUMMER 2020: Equipment checkouts are available by appointment only through the Instructional Resource Center. To schedule an appointment, e-mail or call (408) 924-2867 and explain what equipment you need.

FALL 2020: Equipment will be available to borrow from SCS by requesting it online from your OneSearch account and will be delivered to the lockers on the first floor of the Library. All laptop loans are for the entire semester and are due back by December 19 at 5pm.

Technology Help

For questions about technology loans from Student Computing Services, e-mail

Make an appointment with Library IT Remote Update & Support for help relicensing your Windows & SPSS apps and performing software updates

Get software training in applications like SPSS and Adobe from the Student Technology Training Center

Library Hours