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San Jose City College

Cesar E. Chavez Library




The SJCC Library is closed for the spring term and will reopen for the summer session. For library service hours, visit the SJCC Library Online Support page.  Please observe campus safety policies for COVID-19 when visiting the library.

Returning library books or equipment? Please see our update flyer for more information. 


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summer session

The library is currently closed for intersession and will re-open on Monday, August 29, 2022, the first day of the fall 2022 semester.

Please contact library staff if you have information about your account or if you wish to make arrangements to return library materials.

Contact us: or (408) 288-3775

The San Jose City College Cesar E. Chavez 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

  • Evaluating websites

  • Citation formatting

  • ESL Resources

  • And more! 


If you are using SJCC Online Databases, see new instructions for logging in using the Secure Sign-on (SSO)


find what you are looking for

One Search is a new search tool on the library homepage. It is an implementation of a product by ExLibris called "Primo." One Search allows you to quickly search many of the library resources at once.




Library contacts

Division Dean 

Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson


Senior Administrative Assistant

Monique Rodarte


Reference Librarian Team

Shelley Blackman

Joy Chase

Ann Nguyen

Mary Nino

Jordan Yee


Library Staff Team

Judith Francisco

Debbra Franklin

Taylor Montiel

Peter Vu