Q. What online services does the library provide?

Answer

Online Research Help

There are many ways to conduct research and receive assistance online! Virtual services through the Research Help Desk are available Monday through Thursday from 8am to 6pm and Fridays from 10am to 4pm over chat, email, and Zoom, a free web conferencing tool with video, audio, and screen sharing. 

Not sure how to request an online appointment or use Zoom? See our FAQ on how to schedule an online research appointment and the Academic Technology documentation on Zoom

Review & Request Materials Online

Browse library collections in OneSearch and our Article Databases. Take our OneSearch tutorial to learn more. 

You can also sign in to your library account in OneSearch to save search results and view your current library loans.

Need an item we don't own? Request articles through Interlibrary Loan to receive an electronic copy via email in 5-14 business days. Sign in to your ILL account to view your requests. 

Faculty Resources 

Librarians can teach information literacy instruction sessions online using Zoom, recommend relevant research guides and tutorials, and design online instructional materials to support research assignments. Contact your academic college liaison or the Information Literacy Coordinator, Carolyn Caffrey Gardner (cgardner@csudh.edu), to schedule an online instruction session or discuss online learning alternatives.  

The library can also help instructors add library-licensed course materials in Blackboard such as links to ebooks, streaming videos, and other affordable learning solutions.

Need additional online materials to support your course? Fill out our suggest a purchase form and we will contact you with the availability of the item and order it if possible. 

The library also provides e-reserves for our physical library collections and provided course materials. Email reserves@csudh.edu to request additions to our library e-reserves system. 

  • Last Updated Mar 13, 2020
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