(323) 343-3988 (Circulation)
 (323) 343-3986 (Reserves)

 


borrowing and reserves




Library North, 1st Floor
 

General Information Loan and Fee Policies My Library
 

Books File Folder

 

Reserves
Interlibrary Loan
Partner Libraries
 

General Information   The Circulation Desk staff and students will help you with: borrowing books & course reserve items; picking up materials you requested through Interlibrary Loan; lost-and-found; making change; and paying library fines.

How do I check out books?
  • Your Cal State L.A. One Card (your student ID) serves as your library card
      
     Applies to: currently enrolled CSULA & LACHSA students, staff, and faculty  
  • Guest Cards for book borrowing
        Are issued to:  1) Extended Ed Students  2) Temporary & Part-time Faculty 
        3) CSULA Alumni Association Members  4) Local High School students 
        5) Community members who join the "Friends of the Library"
  • Mutual Use Borrowers
        Use your school ID card 

    Note: Alumni Association members and community members must give the Library their Social Security number to establish a Library file. This and all other personal information will be held only in confidential files, which require staff to enter a password for access.

  • Services Provided:
  • Books: check out
  • Reserves: pick up and check out
  • Interlibrary Loan: pick up and check out
  • Holds: place, pick up and check out
  • Fines: pay invoices and overdue fees
  • Book Sale: sell items
  • Change Money: change a 5, 10, or 20 dollar bill and exchange coins for bills
  • Lost-and-found: manage (for the entire Library)


  • Course Reserves
  • Locate course reserve materials
  • Electronic Reserves
  • Reserve loan periods