Research and Teaching

Librarians are research experts and we're here to help you with all of your research questions, wherever you are in the process. We have guides for subjects and classes, tutorials to help you get started, 24/7 chat research help to answer any questions, no matter when you're working, and librarians for every major who can give you specialized help.

Drop In

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Call or stop by the Information/Check-Out Desk (707-664-2375).


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Schedule a virtual appointment with a librarian.


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Use our online form to send an email and someone will respond within 24 hours, Monday through Friday.


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Chat with a Librarian online, anytime, 24/7. (The Librarian helping you might be from one of our partner Libraries.)

Research Guides

Our research guides will direct you to the best sources for whatever you're researching. You can find guides by subject, or see if your course has a course specific guide.

Tutorial Videos

New to college-level research or SSU? Watch our videos to learn how to navigate library resources and the research process!

Find your Subject Librarian

Did you know that there's a Librarian dedicated to your major? If you're doing a research project in a specific subject area and you need a little help getting started or finding resources, make an appointment with your Subject Librarian.