Closed nightly during quarter breaks and holiday breaks
Any change in hours is posted on the library circulation desk

Monday through Thursday  8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


The Sierra States University Library uses the Mandarin Oasis Automated System for its online public access catalog (OPAC). The following inserts show how the screen will appear on the computer.

Click on the “Library Service” menu under “STUDENT SERVICES” menu at the Sierra States University website. This will take you to the Library webpage.

Click on the “LIBRARY” menu at the Sierra States University website. This will take you to the Library Online Catalog.

Choose the Library on the Sierra States University homepage ( You may search the books by author, title, or subject. Borrower ID and password are not required to search the library catalog of in-house materials.

Sierra States University Library web page can be accessed outside the library through:

Search system link: Sierra States online library search system

This allows you to

  • Search library material
  • View your library account
  • Renew items
  • View Library Handbook

From your home or wherever internet access is available to you, you can also access a wide variety of educational databases and e-journals on our website. Remote access is available for most of our online databases if you are login status.

To find the materials you need

1. Go to Sierra States University Library website

2. Main page “Search” > Search by keyword, title, author, or subject…etc.

3. Remember call number and go to the book location.

Purpose Satement

Online Resources

Library Services

Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement Policy