Graduate Student Tools
Useful resources such as SAGE Research Methods tutorials and videos and information on grants and fellowships from Pivot.
Citation Management Tools
Learn more about the SDSU recommended software packages (both free and fee) for keeping tracking of all your articles, books, etc.
Research Data Services
Tools and services to help you manage your research data, including the DMPTool.
Graduate students may access library resources from off-campus, after authenticating with your SDSUid and password.
Find Your Subject Librarian
Find the librarian with expertise in your subject area and make an appointment for a research consultation.
Subject-Specific Research Guides
Librarians have developed subject-specific research guides, with links to relevant subject databases and related resources.
Literature Review Guide
Steps in a comprehensive literature review, including tips on systematic reviews.
Publishing Your Thesis or Dissertation
Digital copies of SDSU student theses and dissertations are in SDSUnbound. Please see Montezuma Publishing Thesis and Dissertation Services for help with formatting, deadlines, policies, etc.
Library Purchase Request Form
Recommend material that you feel should be added to the library collection.
OneSearch (direct link)
OneSearch provides access to millions of items in our collection, including results from nearly 200 journal database packages. Graduate students may check out books for a semester, with one renewal. More about borrowing services.
Request materials from other libraries
- Circuit is the San Diego-wide borrowing system for books.
- CSU+ is the CSU-wide system for books and media, which you can access thru OneSearch.
- Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is for books, articles, and media.