Online Resources

Online library materials such as articles and e-books are available 24 hours a day from both on and off campus through the Library’s Article Databases. Students must be currently registered for a class at College of Alameda in order to access these resources from off campus using their name and student id number.


The Catalog includes books, e-books, and other materials.  The catalog includes books at all four libraries within the Peralta system including College of Alameda Library, Berkeley City College Library, Laney College Library and Merritt College Library.  Student registered for a class at College of Alameda may check out circulating books from any of these four libraries.


Watch tutorials on how to research, evaluate and cite sources.


Access some of our most popular Library handouts such as our MLA citation guide.


Renew material or check the status of a request.


Find books and other material at other libraries in the California San Francisco Bay Region.