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Library Guide for International Students

Library Resources

The Gellert Library collection consists of books, periodicals (journals), sound recordings, videos, a number of current newspapers and an extensive reference book collection.

With so many resources to choose from, library research can seem like a daunting task. Luckily, DISCOVERY on the library homepage is an easy and fast starting point to access our resources. DISCOVERY mimics regular web searches but delivers content that the library provides. Even inexperienced researchers can quickly and easily access library resources.

Librarians have created useful Subject Guides that can point you to library books and databases relevant to your subject.



Library Services

Circulation Services

Circulation Desk staff is here to assist with borrowing and renewing books, reserve materials, laptops, headphones, camcorders, and tripods.  

Reference Services

Reference librarians can help you find information you need for your papers and projects and show you how to use library resources and tools. Librarians can help you in person at the reference desk in the library building, via phone 650-508-3748, e-mail and through scheduled appointments (