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Library Self-Guided Tour


Peet’s Coffee & Tea, 1st floor, main entrance. Light meals, snacks and beverages.

Computers & Printing

Print, use a computer, access specialized software, borrow a laptop, checkout digital media equipment and study.

Digital Media Studio | Research Commons | Study Commons | Lib 280 | Laptop Checkout | Accessible Technology Commons

Events Room & Meeting Rooms

Events and meetings scheduled in the Library are most frequently held in one of these spaces: Events RoomAT Conference RoomsFaculty CommonsLibrary Conference RoomSpecial Collections Reading Room.

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The Special Collections Gallery is located on the 4th floor, adjacent to the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room. Exhibitions are free, open to the campus community and general public.

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Group Study Rooms

Twelve group study rooms on the Ground Floor;  six on the 1st Floor. For use by current SF State students, faculty and staff. The Accessible Techology Commons is also available through the Disability Programs and Resources Center.

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Help Desks

Where to go for general information, research assistance, checking out materials, borrowing laptops and other equipment and getting technology help. Look for the Library Information Desk symbol on the floor maps

Help Desks in the Library

Instruction Rooms

Library instruction sessions are usually held in one of the five 2nd Floor computer-enhanced instruction rooms. 

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Quiet Study Spaces

Quiet Study spaces in the Library. Quiet study means there is no talking out loud with others or on a cell phone.