Human Development & Family Studies Research Resources


Welcome! This guide gives an overview of library resources for HDFS. See the side navigation for sections--such as finding articles, finding books, or citing resources.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. My name is Kristy Nowak and I'm the librarian who specializes in HDFS--meaning I'm highly skilled in all the relevant tools and have some familiarity with many assignments and classes:

If you are unable to reach me, you can also contact the Morgan library service desks:

Your library accounts.


For full access to library resources:                                                                                                 

  • You will need to know your eID eName and ePassword, to enter when prompted by the Libraries' Web pages.
  • You will need access to your two library accounts, described below.

My Record account.

  • Your primary, 24/7 library account. Lists the physical items, such as books, that you have borrowed or are waiting to receive.
  • Use this account to renew items that are currently checked out to you.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account.

  • Use this account to request items CSU Libraries doesn't own.
  • You will need to create this account.
  • After your account is created, you will be able to sign in with your eID eName and ePassword.

Off-network access: CSU Secure Access Gateway.

Your eID eName and ePassword are all that you need to access library resources online when your computer is not connected to the campus computer network, however you may like to work by first signing on to the CSU Secure Access Gateway (SSL VPN). Read more about the Secure Access Gateway.

Off-network access for CHHS affiliates: Citrix.

About Citrix.

Citrix (formerly eCAHS) is a fabulous resource available to students, faculty, and staff affiliated with the College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS). It is a Web-based portal that allows access to a virtual desktop. You may use Citrix to access your College of Health and Human Sciences M: drive and other network storage (P, S, X, and W drives) and to use software (Microsoft Office, EndNote, and more) provided by the College.

Citrix and the CSU Libraries.

When you sign on to Citrix and then access the CSU Libraries' online resources from within Citrix, access functions just as it does on campus.

Citrix set-up and help.

For help with Citrix, please contact the CHHS technology Help Desk (Ph. 970.491.3458; M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)