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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.

Print Books

206,077

E-Books

347,520

Print Periodicals

581

E-Journals

122,370

Video Recordings
(including 34,074 streaming titles)

43,475

Databases

190

(Updated: 6/30/2018)

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What's New!

Sep. 13: Located in San Diego and looking for a career in law enforcement? Join us at the Library on Saturday, 9/22 for the Law Enforcement Career and Resource Day.

Sep. 8: The Fall 2018 edition of the Library Times is now available!

Aug. 25: We're excited to announce that we will be launching a makerspace in the Library on Sept. 21! Learn more about it here.

Aug. 17: Join us on Oct. 6 for Start-Up Stories, a free event featuring a panel of well-known names in the food and beverage industry. Learn more!

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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