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English 100 Iles: About Skyline College Library

Online Library Guide - Searching and Evaluating Information


This Library Research Guide us a tool to help you look for information for your online English 100 class.

Students enrolled in online courses at Skyline College may conduct online research using Library databases, you already have a library account and just need to log in with your username & password (which is the same login you use for canvas).

Library Hours

  • Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm 
  • Friday  8-4pm  

  • Saturday 12pm-4pm  

  • Sunday closed 


Ask a Librarian - During Regular Library Hours 

  • In-person at the Reference Desk Bldg. 5, 2nd Floor  
  • Via Text to (650) 399-7712 ​
  • Via Chat on our website   

Your Library Account

All currents automatically have a Skyline College Library.  Your library account can be used to borrow books & materials from all three libraries in the San Mateo Community College System.    You don't need a physical card beyond your College ID and/or your G number.

Your Library Account  provides access to:


  • Search for articles, books & more
  • Place holds, check due dates, & renew items
  • Create a list of favorite books, articles & more

Library Databases - Our Library subscribes to many databases, including many subject-specific databases. To log into our databases off-campus you'll need to use your email or Canvas login.