Cogswell Library

Library Hours:

Spring 2014
Monday – Thursday:  7.30am – 8pm
Friday:  7.30am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 4pm
Closed Sunday

Questions? Send us an email at

Circulation desk: 408-498-5144
Librarian/Reference questions: 408-498-5158

Library Catalog


EBSCO helps you find resources and organize your research. Create an account, it’s free and lets you save your material to a folder, email or share, and automatically formats your citations – a great time-saver. EBSCO includes publications such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time, Scientific American, Electronic Musician, PC World, etc. Ask the librarian, Kathryn, if you have any questions or need help with EBSCO and your  research.

Cogswell College Spring Textbook List 2014

Welcome to the Cogswell Library!  We connect the college to ideas and information through a variety of formats.  In addition to over 12,000 print books and magazines, the library maintains a large DVD/CD collection and serves as the gateway to thousands of scholarly articles, digital journals and electronic books.

Library services offered:
·         Quick facts and research help
·         Wireless and Internet access
·         Database of full-text articles
·         Ebooks and Emagazines
·         Course reserve materials for classes
·         DVDs, CDs, software
·         Quiet areas for individual or group study
·         Computers with printer and scanner access
·         Book collection specializing in art, animation, software engineering, digital audio technology

To activate your access to the Library and AV Lab collections, you need to accept our policy and sign an Agreement. You can electronically sign an Agreement at:

Cogswell eBooksCogswell has these new e-books for everyone to borrow for 3 weeks, some are course required reading.  An e-reader and a library account is all that’s needed

Cogswell Library New Books

New Books

For Winter Break reading, check out the new The Ender’s Game series

Also new:

Among Others, winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award

Generation A, author Douglas Coupland’s latest sci fi thriller

The Best of H.P.Lovecraft, with five of his best horror stories