During recent months, the campus has been working to make adjustments so that students, staff, and faculty can maintain social distancing. In an effort to provide you physical books during these times, we now have contactless book pickup via our library lockers!
Similar to Amazon package lockers, they can be used to pick-up library books & materials requested via OneSearch. The lockers are located at the south entrance of the library (Quad side). This allows users to pick-up their books/materials any time. In OneSearch, for a book or item, users select Request and then 24/7 Lockers ; an email will then be sent with instructions how to open the locker (an electronic key code). Materials will be available from the locker for 3 days after the email is sent. Please see full details about lockers for more information.
Search the catalog for books, journals, audiovisual materials, curriculum materials, instructional materials, and more.
Book Search works just like a Google web search. When Google finds a book with content that contains a match for your search terms, they'll link to it in your search results.
If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given Google permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy
This page describes how to get books that aren't available at the Pollak Library.
1. Search for books you need using WorldCat. You can then order the book so it is delivered to the Pollak Library by using ILLiad. This service is free to CSUF students, staff and faculty.
2. Your Titan Card is valid at all CSU libraries. You could drive to another library that has the books you need.
To find a library with the books you need, check one of several library catalogs with the holdings of local libraries.
WorldCat [CSUF only] - 60,000 libraries worldwide.
WorldCat.org [free] - 1.3 billion items in 10,000+ libraries worldwide
Melvyl - University of California libraries