Art Inside the Library

The HSU Library displays a wonderful collection of artwork which are on loan from the HSU Art Departments permanent collection. Many of the works, including paintings and sculptures, were created by HSU faculty, alumni and members of the community.

Book of the Year 2016/2017

Read more about this year's Book of the Year, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf.

Center for Teaching & Learning

The beginning of a campus-wide conversation about what faculty development should look like at HSU.


HSU Library's Collections

Contact Us

Contact information for the Humboldt State University Library

Directions & Floor Maps

Driving directions and map to the HSU Library.

Events & Exhibits in the Library

Monthly listing of displays and special events in the Library.

Giving to the Library

The HSU Library is committed to offering our students the tools and guidance they need to flourish in their studies and their careers. There are many ways to support the educational opportunities at HSU’s Library of the Future from the creation of state‐of‐art collaborative workspaces to life‐changing Humboldt Scholars Internships.

HSU Authors Hall

The HSU Authors Hall is a growing collection of books, CDs, and DVDs of scholarship and creative works from HSU faculty, emeriti faculty, staff, students, and alumni authors.  The HSU Library is also launching SelectedWorks, a service that allows faculty and staff authors to showcase their articles, books, papers, and presentations.

HSU Library Hours

Find the hours for the HSU Library and for the 1st floor Research Help desk, Campus ID Office and Periodicals/Media Assistance window.

HSU Sustainable Learning

The HSU Sustainable Learning Program will support faculty through its partnership with the Library, College of eLearning & Extended Education, Student Disability Resource Center, Bookstore and others to help faculty decrease the cost of an education for our students and provide high-quality, peer-reviewed learning materials.

Humboldt Scholars Lab

The Humboldt Scholars Lab is a place where students and faculty from across a variety of disciplines are provided with technology and training to partner on digital projects with a focus on the digital humanities, geospatial information, and innovative creations.

Humboldt State University Press

Humboldt State University Press publishes a broad scope of print and electronic publications, including books, journals, conference proceedings, and open textbooks. The mission of Humboldt State University Press is to publish high-quality scholarly, intellectual, and creative works of regional interest, to support lowering the cost of a college education, and to foster the development of a sustainable academic friendly publishing model.

Library Administration Office

Welcome to the Library. No other building at Humboldt is as much at the center of study and research as the University Library.

Library Employment

Information about student, staff and faculty employment in the HSU Library.

Library Lifelong Learning Lounge (L4HSU)

Meeting the personal and professional development needs of students, staff, and faculty over the summer.

Library Mission and Vision

The mission and vision for the HSU Library

Library News
Recent news items for the HSU Library.
Library Newsletters

The HSU Library has produced many newsletters over the years. Check out this link to the Special Collections Archives to see past editions and the most current creation by library staff, faculty, and students.

Library Policies

Policies of the HSU Library

Library Scholar Internships

Library Scholar interns lead projects such as: researching and writing for the web, curating exhibits and engagement programs, creating presentations, and text layout and digitization for the Humboldt State University Press. They work in collaboration with academic programs and each other to build skills in teamwork, problem solving, communications, and research.

Library Seismic Retrofit Project

The Library Seismic Retrofit Project is a series of crucial updates that provides timely opportunities for much needed renovations.

Library Staff & Faculty

Directory listing of the HSU Library department.

Partner Services in the Library

Links to other offices and displays housed in the library

Skilled Learner Certificate

HSU students can be certified Skilled Learners by attending five SkillShops on learning Academic, Professional, Life, Research, and Technology Skills.


SkillShops are 50 minute drop-in workshops offered to introduce and develop skills in important areas for student success.

Transforming HSU's Library

Transforming students' learning environments to transform their lives.