Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Online Library Resources and Services

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

Find Books, Articles, and More with OneSearch

OneSearch Catalog

Enter Your Search Term:

To borrow print books, you'll need to log in to OneSearch and use the Request this item link. There is a 4-10 day waiting period due to required quarantine periods. Once the item is ready, you will receive an email with a pickup code. The due date for all University Library items is January 2021. This includes books, media, and other library equipment.

For more information, see Borrowing from SJSU Library

Free Textbooks

Textbooks available as eBooks in the Library is a list of textbooks  that are available to students for free as library ebooks. For other assigned reading that may be available in the library, check the course reserves catalog by course or professor and OneSearch.

Databases by Subject

The SJSU Library has subscriptions to more than 450 databases on numerous subjects. 

Some of our most popular databases:

Print Materials — Currently Unavailable

All materials have a new due date of August 31, 2020.

SJSU collections

The library is currently closed, and SJSU collections are not available for paging or checkout.


CSU+, the physical book-sharing service across all 23 CSU campuses, is currently unavailable. 

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan is currently only processing requests for electronic copies of book chapters, articles, reports, and conference proceedings.  With the current COVID-19 restrictions, physical books and materials are unavailable.  

Please contact your librarian for options on acquiring the materials that you need for teaching, learning, research, and scholarship.