For Students

Library Services for Students

The library offers both in-person and virtual services to Grossmont Students. 




Borrowing Course Materials

Students can Borrow Course Materials from the library.  Located on the first floor of the library.  



Borrowing Technology

Students can Borrow Technology including WiFi Hotspots, laptops, Chromebooks, and calculators.  



Borrowing Material from Other Libraries

If you need a resource the library does not have, you can borrow the item through Interlibrary Loan.



Using Library Spaces

Library spaces include study tables, computers, zoom booths, and study rooms.  



Research Help

Students can get research help in-person during library hours  and can get help from off campus through 24/7 chat or phone (619) 644-7361.




Library Resources for Students

The library offers physical and electronic materials to help Grossmont students succeed.  


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Find articles, books, films and more by searching OneSearch which searches the most of the library's databases in one simple search. 

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If you have a specific database that you want to search, access the Databases A-Z list to find the database.

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Course Materials

Students can borrow Course Materials from the library.  Located on the first floor of the library. 


Students can borrow physical books and ebooks from the library.  For information about borrowing physical books, visit the Circulation Services page.


Access our Media Databases to view streaming films.  DVDs are located at the 1st floor service desk and can be used in the library only.  

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Access our Help Guides for research help and course guides.

Use our  Online Trouble Shooting guide for help accessing library materials from off campus.



Library Instruction for Students

The library offers a variety of instruction for students. Become a better searcher and use resources efficiently. Visit the Library Instruction page for more information.  Instruction highlights include:


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Self-Guided Library Video Tutorials

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One-Hour Library Tutorial (LUCI)

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Research Guides

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For Nursing and Allied Health Students - CINAHL Guide



Research Help

For general questions and research help      

chat     24/7 chat

phone    (619) 644 - 7361


For course reserves, loans, and renewals


website icon     Library Circulation Services