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 Content Editor ‭[2]‬

Spring 2021​ (January 11 - May 20)​​

Closed between semesters: 5/20-31​

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm​
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 2:00pm​​​​​​​​​

Librarians can assist with:​

  • Research help
    (finding reliable sources for your class projects and assignments)
  • Locating textbooks, eBooks and articles online for free
    (including scanning and email chapters from our collection if needed)
  • Citing sources
  • Navigating Canvas
  • MyGiant password reset
  • Accessing email
  • Using Office 365​​
  • ​Connecting to other COS departments & staff
  • Hotspot & Laptop checkout​
  • Textbook Scanning Requests
See our COS Remote Library Access​ Guide for more information​.  ​​​

 Research Appointments (Zoom)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Book an individual or small group Zoom appointment with a Librarian here: Research Appointment Request Form 
(MyGiant account login required)


​Click the "Ask Us" button below to be connected to a Librarian. If​ "Offline"​ you may leave a message.​​​​



Expect to receive a response within ​​2​-8 hours.

 Phone Call or Text

​​​​(559) 321-​7786‬​​​

 Content Editor ‭[1]‬

​​Multilingual Staff Availability

Wednesday 2:00pm - 6:00pm, Friday 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm (Phone/Text)​
Monday & Wednesday 2:00pm - 6:00pm, Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm (Chat)​

Hmong ​​
Monday 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Tuesday 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Thursday 8:00am - 11:00am & 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 11:00am (Phone/Text)
Monday 11:00am - 2:00pm. Tuesday 8:00am - 11:00am & 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm​ (Chat)

Wednesday 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Phone/Text)​
Tuesday  11:00am - 2:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 10:00am​ (Chat)

American Sign Language (ASL) and Farsi

​​​Email for appointment.