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NAU 103 - Introduction to Marine Transportation

This research guide introduces new Marine Transportation students to the Cal Maritime Library.

Finding Books and Ebooks at Cal Maritime

To find Printed Books and Ebooks

You can use the Google-like OneSearch box on the library home page to find books in any format. It searches most of the physical and electronic items in the library's collections. Put your search terms in the box and select "search."

To see both printed and electronic books, you can use OneSearch and limit to "Books" or "Book Chapters" under "Format" on the left.

To limit your search to physical books, select "Available in the Library" on the left under "Available at Maritime"

To limit your search to electronic books, select "Full-text online" on the left under "Available at Maritime"use an ebook database such as Ebook Central.


  • Find research materials (articles, books, e-books, reports, DVDs, and more) at Cal Maritime.
  • Request delivery of items from other CSU libraries via CSU+.

Ebooks from the library's databases

Search Tips for Finding Books

Try different keywords until you find a good match.  

When you find a good source, follow the subject links for more like it.

Use the call number to get the book in the library.  

Ask at the Library Help Desk if you don't find the book. It may be on Reserve.

Example Call Numbers:

BF 76.7 .P83 2010

Z 666.5 .W75 2008

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