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Mutual Use and Special Lending Agreements

CSULB students, staff, and faculty are eligible for library privileges at a wide range of neighboring institutions upon presentation of a current CSULB id card.


Allows students, faculty and staff at over 40 academic, public and special libraries to perform a single search across all of these collections and electronically request materials not held or not available at their local campus.

Other CSU campus libraries

In general, all CSU libraries extend student loan privileges to members of the CSULB community.

NOTE: You can search a number of CSU library catalogs with a single search through LINK+.

Long Beach Public Library

CSULB students, staff, and faculty are eligible for LBPL library cards at any LBPL branch regardless of whether they live in Long Beach or not.

Community College Partner Libraries

Cerritos College Library

Cypress College Library

El Camino College Library

Golden West College

Long Beach City College

Santa Ana College Library

Santiago Canyon College Library

all provide fully reciprocal borrowing privileges.

University of California Libraries

CSULB faculty are eligible for library cards at no cost at most UC campus libraries; students can purchase an annual library card at reduced rates.

NOTE: You can search the catalogs of the UC libraries with a single search through MELVYL.

Information for Reciprocal Borrowers (persons from partner institutions listed above).