Link+, Interlibrary Loan, and Other Resources

Or, How To Get Books and Articles From Other Libraries

Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary Loan allows you to borrow books, articles, dissertations, and more from libraries worldwide. (Watch these short videos to find out more about creating an Interlibrary Loan account and placing a request.)
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Beginning Tuesday, May 30, 2017, San Jose State's affiliation with Link+ will end, and you will need a San Jose Public Library card to continue to borrow items through Link+. You can find more information here.
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In WorldCat, you can search the collections of nearly 17,000 libraries worldwide to find a library that has the item you're looking for.

Other Local & California Libraries
Check out what other Bay Area and California State University libraries have to offer. Select a library's website to find a phone number to call for assistance or search the library's catalog yourself.

California Libraries Catalog
The California Libraries Catalog provides the ability to look up books and other materials in California libraries cataloged in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). It also provides access to WorldCat, the catalog of all OCLC libraries worldwide. Free to all cardholdersSJLibrary Card Required To Access Outside the Library