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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

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  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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  2020 Library Holiday & Break Schedule

January 20: Closed 

February 17: Closed 

March 29: Closed 

March 30- April 3: Open 10AM - 6PM

April 4 – 5: Closed

May 25: Closed 

June 28: Closed

June 29- July 3: Open 10AM - 6PM

July 3: Closed for Independence Day

July 4-5: Closed

September 7: Closed 

November 11: Closed 

November 26-27: Closed 

  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

196,567

E-Books

372,925

Print Periodicals

2,985

E-Journals

104,073

Video Recordings
(including 46,199 streaming titles)

51,001

Databases

190

(Updated: 7/2/2019)

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What's New!

Jul. 23: Walk through the entire research process with the Project Planner tool in SAGE Research Methods. Learn more.

Jul. 17: Visualize your learning in biology with the newly available JoVE Science Collection. Learn more.

Jul. 14: We've implemented a small change in Smart Search, the Library's universal search, to reduce the number of clicks involved for the user. Learn more.

Jun. 24: Summer break is coming up, and we will have modified hours. Learn more.

Jun. 23: A variety of popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks are available to you through the Library. Learn more.

Jun. 17: We recently updated the designs of some of our most used pages to make them more usable and compatible. Learn more.

Contact Us

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  Email: refdesk@nu.edu
  Text: (858) 367-0904
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