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Ordering a book from another Cuesta campus

Live near the SLO campus but want a book from the North County library? We're happy to deliver books from one Cuesta campus to another. Click on the link below to learn how request this service. 

Library Information


Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (studython dates hours will be 10:00 am - 7:00 pm)
     9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27 (studython), 11/17, 12/1, 12/8 (studython)
Sunday: Closed

Circulation Desk
: (805) 591-6211
Reference Desk: (805) 591-6200 x 4410


Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am -8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Circulation Desk: (805) 546-3155
Reference Desk: (805) 546-3157


One Search makes it easy to find books, journal and magazine articles, eBooks, videos and streaming media from a single search box, with one list of results and options for refining them.

Getting Started

  • Go to the Cuesta Library's OneSearch box on the Library Home Page or myCuesta (under Resources tab)
  • Type in any keyword or phrase and choose the Search icon or Enter key on your keyboard
  • For the broadest results, do not change the default search (Everything)

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Cuesta Databases

If you are looking for specific database, go to the Databases A-Z list by clicking on the link from the library's navigation menu on the left-hand side of the library homepage. Databases like Credo Reference or Opposing Viewpoints are included on this list.  You can also access the list from myCuesta.

Recommended Websites

Google Scholar Search

Using Google Scholar is a great way to limit your Internet search results to scholarly articles. Articles cover many disciplines and are sourced from academic publishers, institutional repositories, and professional societies.



If you have found information from a source other than those listed above, you will want to evaluate it to make sure it is credible. Applying the CRAAP Test is one way to evaluate sources you have found on the Internet.

Fact Checking Websites

There are several websites that allow to check to see if information is true Here are a few of them:


KnightCite Citation Generator

KnightCite is an online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. This service simplifies the often tedious task of compiling an accurate bibliography in the appropriate style by formatting the given data on a source into a reliable citation, eliminating the need to memorize minute details of style for multiple kinds of sources.