Service DesksReference Center Desk
1st Floor, Library North. (323) 343-4927, -4928, -3994
The Reference Center provides research assistance, as well as help in locating and using all Library collections and materials. The Center also refers patrons when appropriate. Librarians provide subject-specific instruction in the use of electronic and print resources, via one-on-one tutorials or course-related lectures.
Access to the Library Web is provided on workstations located in the Reference Center, and the most heavily used and current print materials are also located in this area. Requests for interlibrary loans should be submitted here.
The Reference Center is the Library's main service center, where research assistance is provided for all Library collections, including circulating books, reference books, periodicals, online databases and reference resources, Government Publications Collection, and Special Collections.
Loan & Reserves Desk
At the Loan Desk you may:
Students may look up materials professors have placed on reserve by course name and number or professor name using the Reserves Page of the Library Catalog. Professors may place books, articles, readings and special materials assigned for specific courses on reserve. Reserve materials may be checked out only for a limited time. Inquire at the Loan Desk.
Mullins Music & Media Center
The Music & Media Center houses the CSULA's collection of non-print (audio & visual) materials. The media collections include: sound recordings (CDs and L.P. Records); video recordings (VHS videocassette and DVD); Multimedia CD-ROMs; and Music Scores. Audio-visual equipment is available in the Music and Media Center for all formats. For additional information, visit the Music & Media Center website.
All periodicals (journals, magazines, and newspapers) are located in
this area. Assistance is provided in locating known items within the
Library's print or electronic periodical holdings. There is a special
section for current periodicals.