Librarians are online to help! Available Library Services Online.
In response to the current situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), all library services are now available online. American Library Association's message on the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Note: The due date for currently checked out books has been extended to the end of Spring Semester!
Returning Library Items
Return books in the outdoor book-drops on either SLO or NCC campuses.
Chromebooks or Calculators
Return indoors SLO library circulation desk (3211) or NCC student center (N1000).
Students entering buildings are required to wear masks. Masks are available at the drop-off desks if you do not have one.
Parking is free through the end of the semester.
Chromebooks are available for semester checkout to faculty, students and staff.
Just drop in to get one Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the locations below. Please bring a picture ID and your Banner number.
NCC - second floor, Campus Center N1000
SLO - second floor, Library/Learning Resources 3200
Questions about availability can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a Cuesta Chromebook cart you would like to be available for checkout, email: email@example.com
Librarians are available for assistance via Ask A Librarian during the following hours.
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Communicate with a live librarian when chat window is available below.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about circulation services.
Reserve Textbooks/Other Library Materials
If you are unable to get a free textbook copy (see below), fill out the Library Materials Request Form and we will help you locate digital reserve textbooks or other library materials.
Some textbook publishers are providing free access to many course textbooks during this situation. The Free Textbook/Resources research guide has information on how to access these resources. We will be updating resources as we find them. If you are looking for materials, please use the Library Materials Request Form.
Computer labs will be open Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm and Saturdays 12 - 4 pm for students lacking computers and internet access at home. Computer labs will have line of site supervision only.
SLO: Library, 2nd floor, Bldg. 3200
NCC: Campus Center, 2nd floor, Bldg. N1000
Any questions should be sent to: email@example.com.
All resources are available through Library's OneSearch.
Specific databases are available on the Databases A-Z list.
Faculty with Class Research Needs
If you are a faculty member and need to arrange specific services for your students please contact either Carina Love (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Kevin Bontenbal (email@example.com), or Laurie Buchholz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Technology / Community Support
Comcast is providing free services for a limited time. Visit: https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19
Until further notice, all Xfinity WiFi Public Hotspots are now open to everyone on the “xfinitywifi” SSID: https://wifi.xfinity.com/
Paso and SLO County libraries are closed following the recommendation of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department. For more information go to: http://www.libraryaware.com/1829/Posts/View/4e38124e-7bb6-45a1-8554-10162db8cfb8?SID=90fdeb8e-9669-483f-bfec-7f4c7e537877
Thanks for your patience and understanding. We will all get through this together!
Keep calm, stay home if you are in a shelter in place, and wash hands :-)