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CSU Library Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Databases are electronic platforms that contain a collection of searchable electronic information.  The CSU Library subscribes to a variety of databases that support research for CSU students and faculty.  Databases cover academic disciplines and subjects by varying degrees.  Some focus on just e-books or dissertations, while others feature thousands of journal articles, news sources, and even multimedia sources. To locate the library's databases, click Databases on the library homepage.
For a complete list of all the video tutorials the library offers, visit our Video Tutorials guide.  This guide is also linked in the Research Guide section at the bottom of the library homepage.
Unfortunately, the CSU Library is not equipped to assist with your SafeAssign questions. The Safeassign Originality Checker tool is found on the main page inside Blackboard.  Log into your Blackboard and look for it on the right-hand side of the page. For any further assistance with the Safeassign Originality Checker, please defer your questions to your course instructor, your student advisor, or to a writing specialist in the CSU Writing Center.
Interlibrary loan is not available through the CSU Library.
Articles from your searches can be saved to a folder within the library's databases. However, a separate account will need to be created to utilize the folder feature. Here is the Creating Personal Research Folders tutorial that demonstrates how to create an account and save to the folder. For technical assistance associated with your database folder access, please reach out to EBSCO Support at (800)758-5995.

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