This page contains all relevant information related to University Library current operations and response to the COVID-19 outbreak including updates to operations, access to remote services and other helpful links. Please watch this page for future changes to Library operations.

What are you looking for?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) web page for how to access library services and materials remotely. 

Operating Hours and Floors

The library building is currently closed. 


Research Help Chat hours

Monday - Thursday 8am-9pm
Friday 8am-3pm


Library Services Chat hours

Monday - Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday - Saturday 9am-5pm



As of Tuesday 3/17/20, the #CSUSMLibrary will be fully virtual and the Kellogg Building will be closed until further notice. We will continue to serve our students and faculty online. Please use for all your library and research needs. #csusm

Physical Materials

Returning Physical Materials

Due dates for physical materials have been extended to August 31, 2020.* Please do not drop material off for return to campus book drops at this time. 

*Items that were due before March 1, 2020 have not been affected by this change.

Requesting Physical Materials

Materials can be requested for digitization on demand. For more information, please refer to the FAQ

Need help with your course?

Start with the Library research and course guides.

Ask a Librarian for help with your research questions.

User Services is available to help with your account, access to Library resources, and more.

Also don't forget we have Course Material on Reserve.

Research Consultation

For in-depth help with your research, make an appointment for a remote consultation via phone, email, or online with a Librarian who is a subject specialist in your area. 

Graduate Student Thesis Submission

The University Library will be processing submissions for graduate students. Please click the link for more info. 

E-thesis, Project, and Dissertation Submission Guide

Online Materials and Tools

The University Library provides access to digital materials available to you on and off campus.

Freely Available and Library Resources During COVID-19

Use OneSearch to find ebooks, journal articles, streaming media, and other online resources.

Research databases offer access to full-text articles, ebooks, videos, and more.

Faculty Dashboard

Having trouble? Please contact us...

Having trouble finding what you need and not sure where to go? Please go to our Ask Us section or email. You will find Librarians and Staff are available to help.




Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for the CSUSM Community

The University is closely monitoring the worldwide situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information, visit the CSUSM incident response web page.