The Oviatt Library has a physical collection containing 1.4 million volumes, of which over 1.1 million are books, and over 250,000 bound periodical volumes. The Library subscribes to 50,944 online journals, nearly 2,300 print journals, over 200 online databases and 277,361 e-books. The microform collection contains 3.2 million pieces. There are nearly 14,000 sound recordings, over 19,000 film and video recordings and nearly 60,000 pictures and other graphic materials. The archives and manuscript collection exceeds 4,200 linear feet of materials.
Music & Media supports the music, cinema and theater curricula at CSUN, and provides instructional media complementing many other campus disciplines.Listen and Watch
The Oviatt Library Digital Collections feature historically significant documents, photographs, oral histories, artistic works and exhibit materials selected from the Oviatt Special Collections and Archives.Search Digital Collections
The Library is a selective depository for government documents published by the governments of the United States and the State of California.Read Now
The Library maintains a large electronic and print collection of reference materials providing factual information or directing patrons to further sources for that information.Find Reference Materials
A collection of books intended to encourage reading for recreation and enjoyment, for an appreciation of great and compelling writing, for introspection and insight, as well as for the acquisition of general knowledge and the encouragement of lifelong learning.Browse the Collection