Help Desks

Book Checkout & Pickup Desk

Check out most Library materials, including items requested through CSU+ or ILLiad and materials put on reserve by instructors. Get information about fines and fees or get help with Library access. Get help from a Library employee or peer mentor on how to get started with your research for a specific assignment or for your own interests. (More options for getting research assistance.) Library Lost & Found is also located here. 

Digital Media Studio / MakerSpace

Get help using the 3D printers and other MakerSpace services. Get information on using specialized software for digital media, design and 3D modeling. Borrow video cameras, tripods, light kits and more.

Library Administration

Report problems with the Library building or services. Get information about student, staff and faculty jobs and about reserving the Events Room, Library instruction rooms, and the Library conference room.

Research Commons

Get help borrowing a laptop, reserving study rooms, and answering basic computer and software questions. Get help printing to standard black-and-white or color printers and using copiers or scanners. Report problems with technology in the Library, including Wi-Fi access. Register for a guest account if you are not a current SF State student, faculty or staff member. 

Research Assistance Desk

Located on the 1st floor, near the entrance to the Main Library. Get help from a Librarian on how to get started, or how to go deeper, with your research for a specific assignment or for your own interests. More options for getting research assistanceHours.

Study Commons

Get help reserving study rooms and answering basic computer and software questions. Get help printing to standard black-and-white or color printers and using copiers or scanners. Report problems with technology in the Library, including Wi-Fi access.