San Francisco State University


Holdings: More than 3 million items.

Circulation: Almost 600,000 items a year.

Use: 1.5 million visits by students, faculty and community members in 1995-96.

Electronic Resources: InvestiGator, the library's own online catalog, is available onsite and remotely. The library provides access to more than 50 CD-ROM and online databases, most accessible remotely as well as in the library.

Specialized collections and services:

Frank V. de Bellis Collection, Government Publications, The Labor Archives & Research Center, The Media Access Center, Special Collections/Archives, 24-Hour Computer Lab and Study Area.

Friends of the Library:

Exists to promote an appreciation of the J. Paul Leonard Library, to strengthen relationships between the University and the community, and to raise funds beyond those available in the regular budget for library services. Contact: Suzanne Taylor, 415/338-2408. Web site:

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Information on this page was compiled in fall 1996.

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