Below you will information about the following library services. If you have any questions you can use the Need Help? tab on the left-hand side.
Librarians are available to help locate and evaluate resources, craft citations, and more. Browse the options below to see which works best for you.
Use the chat icon located on this page to chat with a Cal State LA Librarian Monday through Thursday from 10am - 6pm, Friday 10am - 5pm. After hours, you will be connected with our partner librarians across the globe.
Email or Zoom with Subject Librarians
Librarians who are familiar with specific subject areas are also available! You can use this page to look up the librarian for the class you are in. For example, if you are studying History you would email Kendal Faulkner. Most subject librarians are available to Zoom for further research help.
Subject librarians are available to help locate the resources you need for your research. Additional research support services include:
Currently, we are only purchasing electronic resources. If there is an e-book, article, or database that you would like to purchase, email it to your subject librarian. Typically, we do not purchase textbooks as they are often either not available as an e-book for the library to purchase or their price is cost-prohibitive.