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Cal Maritime Virtual Library

Welcome to the Virtual Library

Looking for information while the library is closed? This guide directs you to the resources, research guides, and other information available through the virtual library. You may need to enter your Cal Maritime user name and password for access. Got questions? Schedule an appointment with a librarian for a research consultation, or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you!

COVID-19 Library Services Overview

Library Services During COVID-19, updated for Summer 2021

  • The Library is open for individual study and pickup/dropoff of library materials, four days a week, 0900 - 1700.
  • Full schedule is on our Hours page
  • Off campus? Enter your home address when placing a hold on a book so it can be mailed to you. Return envelope provided.
  • Library staff continue to work remotely or in person during regular library hours.
  •  Loans for equipment other than laptops, iPads, and portable chargers have been extended to 7 days. Laptops and iPads check out for 4 hours, and portable chargers are due at day's end.
  • Course reserves check out for 24 hours.
  • CSU+ and ILL are available.
  • Availability of all library materials may be affected by the need to quarantine them for safety.


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


Add Library Links to Google Scholar

Connect your Google Scholar account to Cal Maritime Library to automatically access articles that are part of the library's full-text subscription databases!

  1. Access the Google Scholar settings by visiting:
  2. Click Library links on the left hand menu.
  3. Search for California Maritime Academy in the search box.
  4. Select the checkbox and click Save.

Ask Us!

Cal Maritime Library

Michele Van Hoeck, Library Dean

Pamela Baird, Circulation Desk Coordinator

Margot Hanson, Instruction & Outreach Librarian
Liaison to: C&C, GSMA, S&M

Amber Janssen, Instruction & Assessment Librarian
Liaison to: FET, ME, MET

Katherine "Kitty" Luce, Instruction & Web Services Librarian
Liaison to: IBL, MT, MSTEM

Mark Stackpole, Library Technologist

Patricia Thibodeau, Archives Coordinator