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Books and Other Library Materials

CCSF Library has a large collection of books and other materials to support the curriculum at CCSF.

Use OneSearch, the search box located on the library homepage to locate books, media, e-books, newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals. 

Articles and Databases

CCSF students and faculty have access to millions of newspaper, magazine, and scholarly journal articles from subscription databases. Access these articles and databases through OneSearch, or directly from the databases.

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Some e-resources that are freely available from computers on campus require off-campus users to log in using an active RAM ID (student ID) and password for access.  These resources include: article databases, e-books, and streaming media. Find out more at Off-Campus Access.

Course Reserves

CCSF Library has many textbooks and course materials on reserve for students. These materials include textbooks, articles, pamphlets, videos, sample tests, solutions manuals and more. Borrowing periods range from one hour to seven days, depending on the item. Students looking for information on course reserves should visit Course Reserves. For faculty looking to place materials on reserve, visit the faculty Course Reserves.

Special Collections

The CCSF Library Collection includes the CCSF Archives and several special collections including the Diego Rivera Collection and a Menu Collection at the Alice Statler Library.

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