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Atlas & Map Collection

A guide to the geospatial resources available in Atlas and Map Collection and in other collections in the Library, along with guidance in how to best search for geospatial resources in these collections.

Audio, Video & DVD Collections

Information about the Cal Poly Humboldt Library audio, video and DVD collections and instructions on how to locate them in the Library catalog and in the Library.

Authors Hall

The Cal Poly Humboldt Authors Hall is a growing collection of books, CDs, and DVDs of scholarship and creative works from Humboldt faculty, emeriti faculty, staff, students, and alumni authors.

Children & Young Adult Literature Research Guide

The Children's Literature Collection at Cal Poly Humboldt contains fiction and nonfiction children's and young adult literature.

Citation Linker

Have a citation? Go directly to the article! This tool provides links to the full text of journal articles when the library patron has the full citation for the desired article

Course Reserves

The Course Reserves Collection includes physical books, eBooks, and other course materials available for free check out.

Digital Commons

Digital Commons @ Cal Poly Humboldt promotes research, scholarly publications, and creative works from Cal Poly Humboldt and The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt. We advance knowledge as a publisher of educational, scholarly, trade books, and creative works. Cal Poly Humboldt Library provides opportunities to publish and share research with the academic and global community, including: journal hosting, conference management, book publishing, editorial and peer-review tools, and scholar pages.

Government Information & Publications

Research guide for resources related to government information and finding Federal and State of California government documents.

Humboldt Digital Scholar

Humboldt Digital Scholar (HDS) is a digital archive that collects and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and scholarship of faculty, staff, and students of Cal Poly Humboldt.

Journal Search

Search for journals by title or browse by category

Microform Collections & Services

Historic newspapers and journals available in microform. For help see the Research Help or Checkout Desks on the first floor.

Periodicals, Serials, & Newspaper Collections & Services

Journals, magazines and newspapers available from the Cal Poly Humboldt Library.


Scholarship from the California State University on a shared, open platform

Special Collections

Print and online resources on Humboldt County, northwestern California, and Cal Poly Humboldt.

Theses & Dissertations

Find theses and dissertations produced at Cal Poly Humboldt and other libraries