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Electrical Engineering

A Guide to Electrical Engineering


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Jane Dodge
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Welcome to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library!

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You can begin using the King Library and its resources as soon as you receive your student ID and create your SJSUOne password. This is what you will use to sign in to the library's ebooks and databases.

Create the accounts listed in the tabs above, to help you with your research and get the most out of the library's resources.

Access the library's study spaces and technology!

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Get Started

See our Citation Managers Guide!

Zotero is a free, open source citation manager with a desktop app, browser extension, and integration with Google Docs, Microsoft Word, and LibreOffice. 

What is a citation manager?

Citation managers are programs that allow the users to collect, organize, and cite sources. They also allow for collaboration and some provide the ability to store and annotate PDFs within the system. 

Why use a citation manager?

  • Organize sources using folders, tags, and even group libraries for collaboration with people across the world.
  • Many have browser extensions or integration with library software to make it easy to collect items while you research.
  • Many integrate with Google Docs and/or Microsoft Word to make it easy to cite sources while writing.


Interlibrary Loan lets you get books and articles you need that the King Library doesn't own.

Create and sign into your Interlibrary Loan account with your SJSUOne ID and password. 

Set your preferences in Google Scholar to connect to SJSU databases:

  1. Go to Google Scholar.
  2. Click on the three-bar icon on the top left of the page (Google Scholar menu button)
  3. Choose "Settings" and "Library Links"
  4. Type in: San Jose State University.
  5. Check the box for "San Jose State University – FindIt@SJSU" and Save.

Now when you do a Google Scholar search, you will see the FindIt@SJSU link to the right of the article title. Clicking the FindIt@SJSU link takes you from Google Scholar directly into the King Library databases and to the full text of the article.

Google Scholar tutorial (4 min)

You can also search Google Scholar from the search box on the library website:

Google Scholar search box

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