CSU+ is a resource-sharing system that allows students, faculty, and staff to request books from any of the 23 California State University libraries and have them delivered to their home campus within 2-5 days. If CSU+ doesn't have what you're looking for, you can request it through SJSU's Interlibrary Loan service (ILLiad). Only SJSU patrons are eligible to use CSU+.
Loan periods are as follows:
CSU+ books: 60 days, no renewals
CSU+ media: 30 days, no renewals
Interlibrary Loan lets library users borrow hard-copy items (books, microfilm, etc.) and articles (paper, electronic) from libraries all over the world. Generally, there is no charge for this service. Interlibrary Services does not fill requests for:
SJSU Library and San Jose Public Library (SJPL) maintain separate ebook collections. The University Library ebook collections are available to the SJSU community 24/7. The collections are searchable in the library catalog's advanced search screen by choosing Material Type: eBook.
SJSU users will need their University ID number and their library PIN to access the SJSU collections off campus. All users need a SJPL library card to access SJPL ebooks.