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About the Library: What's Happening at the Library?

Library location, hours, serviecs, events, staff directory, and more

Welcome to the National University Library

  Regular Hours (Pacific Time)
Mon-Thu: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  National University Library
9393 Lightwave Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123​
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  2017 Library Holiday & Break Schedule

January 3 - 6: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Winter Break)
January 7 - 8: Closed (Winter Break)
January 16: Closed (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
February 20: Closed (Presidents' Day)
April 2: Closed (Spring Break)
April 3 - 7: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Spring Break)
April 8 - 9: Closed (Spring Break)
May 29: Closed (Memorial Day)
July 2: Closed (Summer Break)
July 3: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Summer Break)
July 4: Closed (Independence Day)
July 5 - 7: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Summer Break)
July 8 - 9: Closed (Summer Break)
September 4: Closed (Labor Day)
November 23 - 24: Closed (Thanksgiving)
December 24 - January 1: Closed (Winter Break)
January 2 - 5: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Winter Break)
January 6 - 7: Closed (Winter Break)

  Library Homepage has the resources you need to get started with your research.

  Library Research Guides contain useful resources for specific courses and subject areas.

  Ask Us (Chat & FAQ) lets you get quick answers to your questions.

  Library Collections
Print Books:  214,787
E-Books:  303,135
Print Periodicals:  582
E-Journals:  115,650
Videos:  38,195
Databases:  190

Updated: May 2, 2017

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What's New!

May 20: Today is National Armed Forces Day, and the Library would like to express its sincere gratitude for all of those who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. We are deeply thankful of your service to this country!

May 10: Classes move pretty fast. If you don't stop and look at your study habits once in a while, your grades might suffer. Check out our Study Skills Guide for videos, tips, and resources that might help you during your time at NU!

May 6: Remember the Library Inked story we published recently that highlighted the tattoos of NU Library users? We just updated it with video interviews of our two subjects. Check them out!

More updates and news...

Contact Us

Library Staff

We enjoy assisting our students, faculty, and staff. Let us know how we can help you!

  Email: refdesk@nu.edu
  Text: (858) 367-0904
  Call: (858) 541-7900
  Toll free:  (866) 682-2237 ext. 7900
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  Schedule a Consultation
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