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Welcome to CSU's Murphy Memorial Library
The CSU Library, 2020-2021
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 2 p.m.–10 p.m.
Hours may vary based on the university’s academic schedule.
At the CSU library, you'll find books, ebooks, journals (electronic and print), CDs, DVDs, reference materials, and microforms, all searchable through the library’s catalog and databases.
Start at the library homepage, scroll down to Library Databases, select a database, and begin searching. If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your CSU email address and password. For help, check out this video.
Start Searching Databases
To find journal articles, ebooks, and dissertations, start at the library homepage, scroll down to Library Databases, select a database, and begin searching. If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your CSU email address and password.
For help, check out this video.
Accessing Your Library Account
If you are a current CSU student or a faculty or staff member, you already have a library account. You simply need to create a password in order to access it.
Accessing your library account allows you to place holds, view and renew items you have checked out, save searches, and create and share lists of resources with friends. Your library account does not grant access to library databases.
To access your library account, start at the library catalog, click on "Sign In" at the upper right corner, and select "Set/Reset Password." Your user name will be: yourfirstname.yourlastname
Need help? View this video.
Need More Info?
Can't find what you need? Try the search box at the top right of the page. No success? Email questions and suggestions to the Library Director.
What's New at the Library