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A Student Guide to the John M. Pfau Library: Finding Books

The John M. Pfau Library offers many resources and services for student success--don't miss out!


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Use the OneSearch database to find textbooks, print books, ebooks, and more.

Checking books out (a.k.a. borrowing books)

You need to be a currently registered CSUSB student and have either a physical or digital Coyote OneCard student ID.  Take the books you want to check out to the Service Desk, and show or scan your OneCard.

 Keeping checked out books

You can keep most books for 16 weeks, no renewals.

Returning books

Inside the library, at the Service Desk.  Outside the library, at our two Library Return boxes.

Paying fines online

With your My Library Account.  Keep track of due dates, and much much more.  Sign on with your normal MyCoyote login.

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Do you need a book we don't have?  Get it from another library with our Interlibrary Loan Services.


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