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My Library Account: How to Use It

The many features of My Library Account explained--renewals, paying fines online, and more. #mylibrary #renew #renewals #fees

 

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Introduction

     My Library Account provides many useful services for students which will be explained in this guide.  Signing in unlocks all the features.  Here's just a sample of what My Library Account can do for you when you are signed in:

  • View due dates for items you check out.
  • Save lists of items in OneSearch.
  • Save search strategies in OneSearch.
  • Request items from the Pfau Library or from other CSU libraries (CSU+).  Use CSU+ when we don't own the book or media you want or it is checked out by someone else.

First, let's look at how you sign in.

STEP 1: HOW TO SIGN IN TO MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT

On the library's website, do one of these three actions.

1.  Click on the My Library Account button.

The My Library Account button.

OR

2.  Click on the OneSearch Logo.

OneSearch Logo Then click on Sign In

OR

3.  Run a search.

Keyword search: animal intelligence language.

Then click on Sign In

 

STEP 2: HOW TO SIGN IN TO MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT

On the first login screen, choose your status.

Screenshot of first login screen.

On the second login screen (this example shows a CSUSB

student, staff, or faculty login), use your normal MyCoyote login.

Screenshot of second login screen.

STEP 3: HOW TO SIGN IN TO MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT

If you chose option #1 above, you will already be in your My Library Account.

If you chose option #2 or #3, you will now see a screen with a dark blue tool bar at the top.

You should see your name in the top, right hand corner.  Click to open the drop down menu.

Drop down menu for My Library Account.

Finally, click on the My Library Account link to view your account.

 

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