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Contact Us

Reference Desk

For Fall 2021: the reference librarians are working a hybrid schedule. The fastest and easiest way to reach a librarian is to chat us from this page. We do have some in person hours too.

Use the Ask a Librarian chat for research assistance and questions, or email us  Chat hours: 9am - 4pm, weekdays.

We are also available for one-on-one consulations and instruction by appointment in zoom.


Circulation Desk


Please contact the circulation desk for help with your library card or account. You can also chat a librarian to help with renewing items.

(510) 649-2500  Please note, due to the pandemic and building closure, this number is not always answered. You may also contact the department head, Jeffrey Jackson at with questions about your account.

Interlibrary Loan
Contact ILL for information about your interlibrary loan request. For new ILL requests, please attach the form found on this page.


Course Reserves

All course reserves have been moved online into the Moodle classes. Faculty, please use this page to request scanning of course reserves.



Click here for information on archives.


Library Exhibits

Exhibits in the library are on hold. Future potential exhibitors should contact Caryl Woulfe.


SFTS Branch Library

Click here for branch library information.



To contact an individual please see our staff directory.