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

Welcome to the National University Library


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

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Spectrum 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.

2016 Library Holiday & Break Schedule
January 18: Closed
February 15: Closed
March 27: Closed
March 28 - April 1: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
April 2 - 3: Closed
May 29-30: Closed
June 26: Closed
June 27 - July 1: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
July 2 - 4: Closed
September 5: Closed
November 24 - 25: Closed
December 18: Closed
Winter Break: To Be Announced

National University Library
9393 Lightwave Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123​

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Print Books 199,458
E-Books 286,728
Print Periodicals 580
E-Journals 111,191
Video Recordings 9,679
Streaming Videos 26,039
Databases 190

Updated: March 31, 2016


What's New!

Aug. 18: August is National Coffee Month, so we decided to hold a Coffee Photo Contest! We'll be giving away three $5 Starbucks gift cards. To enter for a chance to win, check out the details here. Students, faculty, and staff at all NU locations are eligible to win!

More updates and news...

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We enjoy assisting our students and faculty with research. Let us know how we can help!

  Text: (858) 367-0904
  Call: (858) 541-7900
  Toll free:  (866) 682-2237 ext. 7900
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