Frequently Asked Questions

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Who can use the Business Library?

1300 views   |   Last updated on Aug 16, 2017    alumni faculty

Anyone with a valid Golden Gate University ID card or Golden Gate University Library card (such as students, faculty, alumni, and corporate members) can use the Business Library. Because access to the library is restricted, please review our Library Policies for specific details.... read more


How do I cite my sources?

829 views   |   Last updated on Apr 12, 2019    writing help

Please see the APA Citation Guide: http://ggu.libguides.com/apa... read more


What if the library does not have a book or article I need?

798 views   |   Last updated on Apr 12, 2019    Interlibrary Loan library services

Please use our interlibrary loan service. More information is available on the library's website: http://www.ggu.edu/libraries/business-library... read more


How do I access my library account?

772 views   |   Last updated on Apr 12, 2019    library services Library Account

Log into your library account through the library's homepage: http://www.ggu.edu/libraries/business-library Once logged in you can view items borrowed from the library, renew materials, and create lists and save searches in the library online catalog. ... read more


How can I tell if the library has a specific book or film I want?

764 views   |   Last updated on Apr 12, 2019    library catalog books

You'll want to search the library online catalog: http://library.ggu.edu... read more


Where is the restroom?

754 views   |   Last updated on May 31, 2016   

Restrooms are located on the main floor. Turn right after you enter the Business Library and continue to the end of the hall. You will see two restrooms on the left. ... read more


What can I do if I'm having trouble accessing the Library's databases?

535 views   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    databases

Refer to the Library's Database Troubleshooting Guide to see a list of common access issues and how to resolve them. Contact the Business Library for further assistance if you continue having problems accessing the databases.   Phone: (415) 442-7242 Email: askalibrarian@ggu.edu ... read more


How can I access databases from off campus?

492 views   |   Last updated on Apr 12, 2019    databases

Please see the Database Troubleshooting Guide: https://ggu.libguides.com/troubleshooting   ... read more


How can I see a list of the Business Library's new books?

479 views   |   Last updated on Aug 14, 2017    books

You can see a list of books the library has purchased in the last year using a service called LibraryThing.... read more


How do I contact a librarian?

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Contact information for the Business Library and individual librarians is available from our website: http://www.ggu.edu/libraries/business-library/contact... read more


How can I get into the Business Library?

313 views   |   Last updated on Aug 14, 2017   

A valid GGU ID is required for entry into the Business Library. Library cards are non-transferable. For more details, please consult our Library Policies.... read more


Where is the Business Library?

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The Business Library is located on the first floor of Golden Gate University at 536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA. 94105. Business Library: Main (entrance) level Law Library: Plaza and Basement levels   ... read more


What is OpenAthens?

165 views   |   Last updated on Apr 12, 2019   

OpenAthens is an identity management service that provides access to the library's licensed databases and online resources. OpenAthens single sign-on technology is replacing the library's aging authentication system called Web Access Management (WAM), providing users with a more secure and seamless experience accessing information through the library's paid subscriptions. For more information, ple... read more


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