Research Commons

The Library Building is closed. Many resources and services will be unavailable until regular building access resumes. For more information, please see our Library Resources and Services Available During Fall guide, or contact the Library using our 24/7 Ask a Librarian service.

Faculty members will be able to reserve one of the six Group Study Rooms in the 1st floor Research Commons to use as an individual single occupancy teaching space by sending an email to librooms@sfsu.edu. Reservations will be available Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and can be made up to six months in advance with no limit to the duration of the reservation within the available time bands or to the number of advance reservations.

Large computer study area on the 1st Floor, typically open 24 hours. Sign in to use computers with University ID number. SF State OneCard required to print or photocopy. Six Group Study Rooms that can be reserved are located here.

Digital Media Studio | Lib 280 | Research Commons | Study Commons

Available Services

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


Available Computing Resources

Sign in to use computers with University ID number or with Guest ID request at Help Desk .


Dell Optiplex AIO Dell Optiplex 9030
iMac Apple iMac (2017)
iMac Apple iMac 27''
Dell Optiplex AIO Dell Optiplex 9020
Epson-V600-600x400.png Epson V600
Epson V700 Scanner Epson V700 Photo
Epson-10000XL.png Epson Expression 10000XL
Laserjet-M604.png HP Laserjet M607
Color Printer M554 HP Color M553

Map of Research Commons