Lecture or Reading

Katharine Capshaw Lecture

Professor Katharine Capshaw will give a talk on "Freedom (and Fury) Now: Civil Rights Photographic Picture Books for Children" on April 23 from 5-6:30 pm in Room LL430 of the SDSU Library. The event is free and open to all.

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Add $ to your Red ID

The SDSU card machines allow you to add cash (bills only) to your Red ID for printing and copying. 

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24/7 Chat

Need help when the library is closed?  Chat with a librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at http://library.sdsu.edu/247

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Charging stations

Charging Stations

We've installed charging stations in the 24/7 Study Area, Reference, and the newly renovated 3rd floor Casual Seating Area for your phones and tablets.  No need to bring your own cable - just plug in!

Library Blogs


3rd floor New study space open!
April 15, 2014

Did you notice the construction on the 3rd floor of Love Library, in the food-friendly area?  We've relocated the microform versions of US and California government publications, and moved the


Downtown San Diego Skyline Need Help Picking a Research Topic?
April 21, 2014

Not sure how to pick a topic for a research paper or project? Read on for suggestions on how to brainstorm a topic.

Special Collections & University Archives

Image of news article "Williams, Stork Praised for Heroism" San Diego State's Doolittle Raiders
April 17, 2014

Friday, April 18 marks the 72nd anniversary of the 1942 “Doolittle Raid,” arguably one of the most important events on the Pacific front during World War II. Led by Lt. Col.

Library Technology

Decoration ¡Tenemos Disponibles Nuevos Libros Electrónicos!
April 7, 2014

Estamos felices de anunciar una gran cantidad de libros electrónicos nuevos. Ahora, más de 2,400  libros y revistas electrónicas en español están disponibles para estudiantes de SDSU.

Digital Projects

Pushball game SDSU Yearbooks
January 7, 2014

Really?!  An SDSU yearbook?

Yes, the last yearbook was published in 1984 and the earliest way back in 1902.

Information Literacy & Instruction

Start here poster for tour New Library Mobile Tour
January 15, 2014

We have a new self-guided library tour to help you navigate the library building and to introduce services and collections.