A Library Resources Guide for San Francisco State University Students, Faculty, and Staff in Criminal Justice
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2014
- LIBX at JPLL
A Firefox extension that adds SF state library searching functionality to your web browser, enhancing linking between library resources and web resources like Google scholar, Amazon.com and WorldCat
- Google Scholar
Use Google Scholar to search the web for scholarly articles, books and websites.
- Set Google Scholar Preferences to Link to Library Resources
Instructions to set up Google Scholar to link to library resources. So if an article isn't full text on the free web--you can quickly check the library
Did you know that the Library has thousands of electronic books
(eBooks) that can be viewed from any web-accessible computer?
eBooks are available on many different topics and are a great way to
get full-text information anytime you need it. Watch the video
to learn how to search for and use eBooks through the Leonard Library.
Text the Library
Text a librarian to ask simple research and other library
related questions. Standard text messaging charges apply. This service
is offered when Research Assistance is available. See hours.
Instant Message (IM) a Librarian!
IM reference assistance is now available via our website during regular business hours.
Just click on "IM Library Help" from the Library's main web page or i
f the box to the right says "LibraryHelp is Online" you can get immediate help from the Research Assistance Desk.
Intro to College Level Research
An overview of college research, including the web and library resources.
Creating a Research Strategy
How to turn your topic into a search that will WORK!
How to evaluate the information you locate, including the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly sources.