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Library Resources and Services

This guide contains information about the library resources and services that are available from the SJSU Library

Resources for Faculty

Leganto Course Reading List is a tool used to create reading lists and is integrated with Canvas. You can add electronic articles, streaming media, digitized content, physical materials, and more into a single list so students can access all their course materials in one place. For more information, see the Leganto Reading List research guide.

Plagiarism, InfoPower, and Paraphrasing tutorials are available in Canvas

Searching for "sjsu tutorials" in Canvas Commons will find 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 grade books. 

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 step-by-step guide answers students’ common research questions:

Graphic of film stripThe library offers a variety of streaming video databases. You can link to the videos or embed them in Canvas.

OneSearch screenshot

Find ebooks by searching for a title or topic in OneSearch then applying the Books and Full text online from SJSU filters.

Learn how to find and embed library eBooks into your Canvas course. (To jump to information on embedding an ebook, go to 1:00). This provides students unlimited online access to an eBook without ever leaving your Canvas course.

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

Copyright and Fair Use Libguide


Copyright and Fair Use: A guide to authoritative sites for copyright and Fair Use.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Instructions for remote access:

  1. Go to and click on the “Sign In” link at top right-hand corner of the page.
  2. Click on Sign Up.
  3. Create a free account using your SJSU email address.
  4. Activate your account by confirming your email address in the “The Chronicle: Confirm your email address” email.
  5. Go to and sign in to your account