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Using the Library Online

Information on using the library resources and getting research help online

Resources for Faculty

Leganto is a tool used to create reading lists in Canvas. Add electronic articles, streaming media, digitized content and more into a single list within the LMS so that students can access all their course materials in one place.

Plagiarism, InfoPower, and Paraphrasing tutorials are available in Canvas. 
Searching for "
sjsu tutorials" in Canvas Commons finds these tutorials, and the modules come with instructions on how to activate the quizzes that come with Plagiarism and InfoPower. Quiz results go directly to your gradebooks. 

These three tutorials are also available online. Here are the links:







Additional tutorials that can be embedded in Canvas

These tutorials represent many of the skills that students need to get started with online research, and can be viewed from anywhere:


Start Your Research

This series of web pages answers students’ common research questions:


Graphic of film stripThe library offers a variety of streaming video databases. Link to videos or embed them in Canvas. You'll find a full list of video databases at this link:


Graphic of LibGuideIncorporate librarian-curated research guides into your Canvas course.

Here is the complete list of research guides available: Research Guides

Here is the how-to guide:


Let your students know that they do not have to come to campus to get a book. Find ebooks by searching on a title or topic in OneSearch then applying the Books and Full text online from SJSU filters.


To learn how to embed ebooks into your Canvas course, go to this link:


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