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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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  2018 Library Holiday & Break Schedule

January 1: Closed 
January 2 - 5: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Winter Break)
January 6 - 7: Closed (Winter Break)
January 15: Closed (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
February 19: Closed (Presidents' Day)
April 1: Closed (Spring Break)
April 2 - 6: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Spring Break)
April 7 - 8: Closed (Spring Break)
May 28: Closed (Memorial Day)
July 1: Closed (Summer Break)
July 2 - 3: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Summer Break)
July 4: Closed (Independence Day)
July 5 - 6: Open 10:00am - 6:00pm (Summer Break)
July 7 - 8: Closed (Summer Break)
September 2 - 3: Closed (Labor Day)
November 12: Closed (Veterans Day)
November 22 - 23: Closed (Thanksgiving)
November 25: Closed (Thanksgiving)
December 23 - December 25: 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:  210,440
E-Books:  337,909
Print Periodicals:  581
E-Journals:  115,654
Videos:  38,235
Databases:  190

Updated: September 13, 2017

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What's New!

Apr. 16: If you're in San Diego, check out some of the new design and programming software we installed in our classrooms for you.

Apr. 9: Welcome back from Spring Break! This is just a friendly reminder that the Library has returned to its normal hours of operation. Thank you!

Mar. 24: Spring Break is coming up in April! The Library will have modified hours of operation for the week. We'll still be open if you miss us, but please be sure to note our hours.

Mar. 20: Happy Spring everyone! We've got a brand new edition of the Library Times for you. Grab a copy in the Library or download/view it here.

Contact Us

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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