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COVID-19 Alert: Library services have moved online!

The King Library is not open until further notice, but help is available via chat and e-mail.
Students in need of technology, please go to the Student Computing Services page.

For more information, please see the Library FAQs Relating to Stay-at-Home Order.

Library FAQs Relating to Stay-at-Home Order

All University Library due dates are extended to August 31, 2020. This includes books, media, and other library equipment. All due dates for loan items, including CSU+ loans, will be extended, and renewal requests will be automatically submitted for Interlibrary Loan books. Items returned before the August due date will not be checked in until the library reopens and will continue to appear on your OneSearch account. Overdue fines incurred during the current semester will be waived. If you have any questions, please contact

All laptops and other items on loan from SCS have a due date of August 31, 2020, at 5:00pm. Please keep the items until then. If you are leaving the area and want to return the laptop before then, please email to make arrangements to return any items.

The University Library will continue to provide access to digital materials, including media, ebooks, articles, hundreds of databases and more. Use OneSearch to find these online resources. You will need to log in with your student ID and SJSUOne password to access resources off campus. Contact us for help with accounts or access to electronic resources.

In addition, there are also resources outside of the library's subscriptions made available by publishers in response to the COVID-19 crisis. You will find these listed in the Vendor Sharing guide.

Articles, books, and videos in print format are not available. Ask us for help via email or chat if you have any questions.

Interlibrary Loan requests for electronic materials will be processed; however, requests for physical materials will be cancelled. CSU+ is suspended until further notice. Please contact a librarian for assistance with finding alternative electronic materials that meet your needs.

Of course! Librarians are available to chat with you from 9am to 9pm Monday thru Thursday, 9am to 5pm on Friday, and 1pm to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday.  Chat with a librarian now!

You can also work with a librarian via email or Zoom. Find the librarian for your subject area here:

While the library is closed, there are other resources on campus where you can get access to computers or laptops. Please visit the SCS site for information. We will keep updated with current information about access to these services:

The Student Technology Training Center is available for virtual consultations on a variety of software applications, including SPSS, Excel, and the Adobe Suite. Drop in or make an appointment with us.

Yes! Drop in to our Zoom session for virtual tutoring from 8pm to 12am, Sunday through Wednesday.

The Writing Center has canceled all in-person services for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester, but they are still available to assist you virtually through online tutoring sessions conducted through Zoom. Their online tutoring page provides all the details about online sessions; it also includes an informational video about online tutoring. Please refer to the Writing Center FAQs [PDF] for additional information about their current services.