The SJSU Library has reopened. Please check our hours page for information on building and service hours.
   NOTE: Floors 6–8 are currently open only for SJSU students, faculty, and staff. See the Library FAQs for more information.

Library's Hours:
Mon 09/27 8am - 12am

Library Repopulation FAQs


In compliance with Santa Clara County’s public health order, masks must be worn by everyone while inside the library, regardless of vaccination status.

Yes, if you are an SJSU student, faculty, or staff, you can find and check out items from floors 6–8 yourself (although you can also request them through OneSearch and pick them up at the 1st floor circulation desk). There are no limits on the number of items SJSU borrowers can check out. See Borrowing from SJSU Library for more information.

Public library patrons who have an SJSU library card can request items through OneSearch and pick them up at the 1st floor circulation desk.

Yes, SCS is accepting requests for laptops and other equipment. For more information, see Student Computing Services.

Interlibrary Loan and CSU+ have resumed normal services. Please be aware, however, that Interlibrary Loan is a cooperative service. Because some libraries remain closed or have staff limitations, requests may be delayed or remain unfulfilled. 

Librarians are available in person as well as online to chat with every day of the week.  Chat with a librarian now!

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

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.

There will not be overnight study this fall, but beginning August 22nd, the library will be open for SJSU students (with a Tower ID) until midnight from Sunday through Thursday. We may be able to offer overnight study during finals week, however.

The Writing Center is available to assist you virtually through online tutoring sessions conducted through Zoom. Their online tutoring page provides all the details about online appointments, and they are open for tutoring services Mon-Thurs 10am-9pm and Fri 10am-3pm. Writing Center tutors are also available on a drop-in basis through their "Ask a Tutor" live chat system at select times, and the Center offers a full slate of one-hour writing workshops every semester (also conducted virtually). Visit the Writing Center website for more information.

Anyone using either the King_Library_WIFI or SJSU_Guest wireless networks can access the majority of SJSU databases. Notable exceptions are those that require an SJSU e-mail address for access: Safari Books, SciFinder, ICPSR, Ebook Central, Bloomberg Tax, RefWorks, and Pivot. You will need to be on campus or near the library to log in to these networks.

Read more about campus Wi-Fi networks at

To check out SJSU books, you will need to get an SJSU library card. See Information for San Jose Public Library Patrons for more information.