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Resources for Research
Search for and request books and media from all 23 CSU libraries with CSU+. Requested items arrive in 2-4 business days.
The Library provides access to over 290 electronic databases, supporting all majors offered at Fresno State
Simplify your research process by saving and organizing your citations with tools like Zotero or EndNote Web.
Request materials which are not available at the Henry Madden Library or CSU+
See our circulation policies for faculty
Faculty may designate a proxy to check out library materials under their account. A request form for this service can be completed online or obtained at the Circulation Desk.
The Library welcomes purchase suggestions from faculty in order to build collections that serve our user’s needs. Please note that the library does not purchase textbooks.
We provide access to and assistance with GIS software and spatial data resources.
Resources for Teaching
The library provides information and assistance for faculty to adopt a variety of low-cost and no-cost education resources.
Contact your subject librarian to request a research guide of library resources tailored for your students.
Faculty may place personal copies of books and media on course reserves to provide students with short-term access to these materials in the Library.
The E-Reserves service provides students with electronic copies of course materials. Fair use and copyright law guide our ability to include e-books, journal and newspaper articles, book chapters, and other materials that conform to the fair use provisions.
Contact your subject librarian to request library instruction, research consultations, or to answer any questions regarding our services, collections, or policies.
Library services & resources for Distance Education based programs and courses.
Resources for Publishing
Want your publications to reach a wider audience? Need a long-term storage solution for data? Consider contributing your work to ScholarWorks, which provides open access to the scholarly and creative works of the California State University.
Submit your publication citations to the Faculty Bibliography for higher visibility and increased access to your publications.
Learn more about the Henry Madden Library’s Open Access, Scholarly Communication and Authors Rights initiatives.
Learn more about finding the right journal or book publisher for your manuscript.
The Library’s Open Access Publishing Fund subsidizes authors’ fees for Fresno State faculty and graduate students who wish to publish their work in Open Access journals.