Book Masters: Joan, Troy, Adrian and Edward
Joan Goodwin, Troy Compton, Adrian Montano, Edward DiBella and Claire Crise (not pictured) keep this library in motion.
Circulation: The Lifeblood of the Library
When you hear the word circulation, you probably think of the body’s circulatory system. While the Library’s Circulation Desk has nothing to do with the body, you can think of it as the department that gives life to the Library. Our Library houses over 2 million books in its collection, and the Circulation Desk ensures that those books are available to everyone at SDSU. This includes checking books in and out, searching for missing books, and replacing any books that have been lost. They keep the books moving from the Library’s shelves to your fingertips.
Textbook Prices Got You Down? Say Hello to Textbooks on Reserve
In order to make college a little more affordable for SDSU students, the Library has embarked on a project to make most general education textbooks available on course reserve. The Library purchased 114 general education textbooks last year, and we’ve recently purchased another 101 general education textbooks. The Circulation staff has been working tirelessly to have all 215 textbooks ready for you to use. All you have to do is drop by the Circulation/Course Reserves Desk with your Red ID and course number. Once you’ve checked out the book, you have it for 2 hours-- just enough time to read the chapters covered in your class that week!
Meet Your Other Library Folks
Joan has been with the Library since Noah learned to row. Before joining the Library she had a meandering career path, including bartender in Hollywood. An Aztec for life, she is an avid NCAA basketball fan and Believes That We Will Win.
Contact Joan Goodwin
Troy started as a student assistant in 2005 while he finished his degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has been staff since 2010. Troy is the Patron Database Coordinator, a proud father, and an avid Pokémon Go fanatic.
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Adrian is an SDSU Alum with a Bachelors in Biology and has been Head of Course Reserves for two years. Not to mention, he also loves Beach Volleyball.
Contact Adrian Montano
Edward Di Bella earned his B.A. and M.A. in History at SDSU. He began working for the SDSU Library as a staff member on New Year's Eve, 1995. He enjoys reading, traveling and dining in the finest Italian restaurants.
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Claire worked as a student assistant at Ciculation/Course Reserves for 4 years, during which she completed her BA in Economics at SDSU. She has been staff since July of this year.
Contact Claire Crise