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Pfau Library FAQ
Find answers to commonly asked questions about Pfau Library services and resources.
These are our most popular services.
Ask a Librarian
Students (and faculty) may login at any time to ask a reference question. Librarians answering this service may come from academic libraries across the country.
ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Requests
Students (and faculty) may request books and articles from other libraries if we do not have them. This does not apply to current textbooks or materials on reserve in the library.
Students (and faculty) login to their library account here. They see a list of books they have checked out and may renew their books online.
Students really appreciate it when you put a copy of your textbook on reserve. The cost of textbooks can be prohibitive for some students.
Customize Google Scholar
If you use Google Scholar, make sure to customize your off-campus computer or laptop to find articles at CSUSB.
Remember to tell your students about this!
Library Guide: Pfau Library and Google Scholar
This guide shows you how to customize Google Scholar so it recognizes you as a CSUSB person and offers you a way to see if the library has the article. This way, you get the article for free instead of having to pay a fee.