Remote Library Resources and Services

The physical library building is closed until further notice. While Broome Library’s in-person services and physical spaces are not available in response to the dyamic situation of COVID-19, online services continue. Our goal is to continue to support the CI’s academic mission through access to virtual resources and by creating ways for the campus community to request physical items from the library. Please see our current services below.

Online Materials and Tools

The Library has access to digital materials available to you on and off campus. Use OneSearch to search for ebooks and journal articles. We have a wide variety of databases to provide access to full text articles. If you are unsure of where to start or what databases might be best for your discipline, check out our Research Guides. We have also created a Library Orientation Guide as a user-friendly way for students to learn about the different offerings currently available through the library.

Get Help

Broome Library’s team of reference librarians are here to help! We can help you get started on your assignment, provide search tips to get the information you need, and help you learn more about how to use the library for your research. Here are the ways you can connect with us for help:

Library Equipment

The library will be offering equipment checkout for the fall semester. Please refer to our Equipment Checkout page for the most up to date information on equipment availability and how to request equipment.

Print reserves will be available for request online with pick-up at Broome Library. Print reserves will be offered for a short loan period. Please see our video on How to Request Print Reserves at Broome Library.

CI Library Books

Print books and DVD’s from Broome Library will be available to request for mail (for patrons residing outside of Ventura County) or pick-up (for patrons within Ventura County). Books can be requested through the Library Catalog

Interlibrary Loan

Articles

Articles are requestable from Broome Library Databases through the JSBLink or directly through ILLiad.

Please complete request forms with as much citation information as possible.

For help with citing or locating articles please contact a librarian:

Physical Books/Materials

ILL requests for books and DVDs may now be made. Note that lending libraries may follow different service scheduling. Libraries are following quarantine for physical items. Be prepared for delays in delivery.

More Info

Contact the Interlibrary Loan Department through email library.ill@csuci.edu .

If you have a transaction number, please include it so we can respond more quickly and accurately to your question. If you don’t have a transaction number, no worries, please email you question and we’ll do our best to help.

Returning Materials

Books, DVDs, and interlibrary loan materials may be returned to the one of the Broome Library book returns.

Please do not return equipment (laptops, calculators, etc…) via the book returns. If you need to return equipment, please contact us at CILibrary@csuci.edu to make an appointment to return your item.

Contact Us

Have other remote needs? New ideas for how the Library can help you off-campus? Send your comments using our feedback form or email us at reference.librarian@csuci.edu

Additional Services

Writing & Multiliteracy Center

The Writing & Multiliteracy will continue to provide writing and communication support through remote online tutoring and workshops.   

For more information please visit the WMC Remote Services page.

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center provides undergraduate and graduate students with free tutoring support in most academic disciplines. Students can access tutoring services through our Zoom Tutoring Center, where students will be matched with a tutor and assigned to a breakout room, where they can review assignments, questions, test preparation, etc., mirroring the one-on-one assistance they were provided on campus in our centers.

Please visit Learning Resource Center for more information.

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