Library Hours

Click here to see regular open hours and staffing.


  • Open the week before Easter:
    • Monday-Wednesday, regular hours
    • Thursday: open until 4 p.m., but unstaffed
  • Campus closed Friday, Saturday, Easter Sunday
  • Monday, April 21st:
    • Library open regular hours, but unstaffed.
    • Writing instructor will be in the library from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
    • An instructor will close the library between 9 and 10 p.m.

During open times, be sure to have your USF ID card to open the library door.  Administrative and library staff can let you into the building if you ring the buzzer at the building door.  However, if we are not available, there are phones in each classroom.  Be sure to make a note of the phone number or have a classmate’s cell phone available, so that you can call to get into the building and the suite during classtime.

Be sure to scroll down to see new posts!

| Leave a comment

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month


| Leave a comment

Writing Tutor at Sacramento Campus Library

For all USF students, undergrads and grads:

If you need assistance with writing, we have a writing tutor in the library on Mondays from 2:30-6:30 p.m.  His name is Hogan Hayes, and he’s one of our faculty. Hogan will work with you on writing projects at any stage, from pre-writing through proofreading.

| Leave a comment

No Database Access, March 9th

See Message from Gleeson Gleanings

| Leave a comment

Water Contest for Teacher’s Ed – and More!


Attention Teacher’s Ed Students:

Make every drop of water count-and more!:

See The Bee’s Media in Education (M.I.E.) program.

  • 2014 Water Spots Video Contest. The contest is open to high school students in Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer counties, and the City of West Sacramento.
  • Be Water Smart. This program is available to K-8 teachers in the Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer counties, and the City of West Sacramento. Contest information, free teachers’ guides, and water supplements are available.
  • Let Your Imagination Flow – Adventures in Poetry for Grades K-8. Students compete in three categories (grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8) for a chance to win a medal and a gift card. Download the contest packet
  • Pupils’ Choice Awards. Nominate a teacher, counselor, principal or school business partner and vie for the annual award.
  • Winter Gold. Students may download an e-edition to student supplements, and test their knowledge in a variety of areas.



| Leave a comment

Welcome BSM Spring Cohort

We are happy to welcome you to USF, Sacramento Campus Library.  As you go through your INTD 310 and 311 Writing and Ethics courses, check the Pages for a list of books that might meet your research requirements.

| Leave a comment

Finding Full Text Articles (from Gleeson Gleanings)

Have you ever found the perfect article in one of the library databases, only to discover there’s no PDF attached? Or maybe you were looking over a reference list or bibliography and want to know how to find an article that’s cited there.

In either case, we’ve got you covered!

Check out this tutorial by Reference Librarian Claire Sharifi. In it you will learn how to use library tools from within our databases to find the full text of articles.

Finding Full Text Articles-YouTube Video

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment