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Scholar Center: What's Happening at the Library?

Library research resources and support for faculty & students

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!

Jun. 24: We've posted a new story to our blog for Library Inked, a project that highlights proud library users with tattoos. Read it and watch the interview here!

Jun. 19: Congratulations to all of our graduates! It's such an amazing and rewarding day when we finally get to see you walk. Check out this awesome view of Commencement from the press box!

Jun. 10: JSTOR, one of our favorite databases for arts and sciences, has a cool new beta feature called Text Analyzer. Simply upload a document to find related articles and books! Give it a try here.

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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