Library Services by Patron Type
This page provides an overview of Library services by patron type. Select the patron group that most closely matches your status: Students, Faculty, Staff, Other Affiliated or General Public. For more detailed information please ask at one of the Library Help Desks.
Borrowing and Collection Access
Loan period for books, use of Link+ and ILLiad, off-campus access to databases and more.
|Patron Type||ID Required||Books||Current Periodicals||Gov Pubs||CSU+ / ILLiad||Renewals||Remote Access to DBs||Media Viewing & Listening|
|Extended Learning (matriculated)||SF State OneCard||16 weeks||7 Days||Varies||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Extended Learning (non-matriculated)||Library Special Borrower Card||30 Days||7 Days||Varies||No||Yes||No||Yes|
|Undergraduate / Graduate Student||SF State OneCard||16 weeks||7 Days||Varies||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Use of Library computers, laptop borrowing, MakerSpace and more.
|Patron Type||ID Type||General Computers||Express Computers||Computers 2 Hrs||Laptops Short Term||Laptops Extended||Media Editing Equipment||MakerSpace|
|Extended Learning (matriculated)||SF State OneCard||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Extended Learning (non-matriculated)||Library Special Borrower Card||No||No||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Undergraduate / Graduate Student||SF State OneCard||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
After Hours Access & Use of Special Collections.