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NUA Student Guide: Getting Started

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Welcome to the library research guide for NUA Students. Find relevant articles, books, and more to help you succeed in your classes.

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Getting Started


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Nov. 28: We are partnering with the San Diego Food Bank and Toys for Tots to collect food and toys for those less fortunate this holiday season. Interested in helping out? We are accepting new, unwrapped toys as well as canned or dry goods at the Library until the middle of December. Let’s try to make this a joyous holiday season for everyone!

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  General Information

  Library Tutorials

  Library Login

When accessing journal articles, e-books, and streaming videos through the library, you will be asked to log in.

  • ID: 9-digit National University ID #
  • Password: 6-digit birth date  (MMDDYY)

View the Library Login Help guide if you are having trouble.

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Contact Your Liaison

Library Liaisons

We enjoy working with our NUA students and faculty.  Please let us know how we can help you with your class projects and research assignments.

  E-mail: refdesk@nu.edu
  Text: (858) 367-0904
  Call: (858) 541-7900
  Toll free:  (866) 682-2237
ext. 7900

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