César E. Chávez Library
New this spring! Search and place a hold on your digital textbook title or reserve book from home in our OneSearch catalog. After you place a hold for your item, library staff will get back to you to confirm a pickup appointment.
Items no longer requiring the request form include calculators, ESL Non-credit Textbooks, and short term textbook loans. Stop by the Library Circulation Desk to borrow these items and more during open hours.
If you are attending classes online, visit the SJCC Library Online Support page.
find what you are looking for
OneSearch allows you to quickly search for books, ebooks, journal articles and more from a single search box.
summer Library Hours
Beginning Tuesday, June 20
Monday - Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday - Thursday: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Closed Friday - Sunday and all campus holidays
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 288-3775
The library will be closed on the following campus holidays:
- Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day Holiday)
- Monday, June 19 (in observance of Juneteenth)
The San José City College César E. Chávez Library supports the programs of the College and your learning needs by providing a rich variety of learning resources and instruction in the principles of information competency.
We can assist you with:
Finding books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs
Locating articles in over 30 databases
Developing a research plan for your papers and projects
For those using SJCC Online Databases, please refer to the updated instructions on how to log in using Secure Sign-on (SSO)
Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson
Senior Administrative Assistant
Reference Librarian Team
Library Staff Team