The National University Library is here to assist you in attaining your educational goals. This page for Student Resources & Services will help familiarize you with the different ways that you can utilize the Library. Learn more below, and never hesitate to let us know how we can help!
While the library building is currently closed, our online staff and resources remain available to support all of your teaching and learning needs. This includes access to hundreds of thousands of online books, journals, and videos, as well as 24/7 online reference assistance and chat.
The Library subscribes to an extensive collection of databases to provide you with hundreds of thousands of articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and more that you cannot access through Google.
Search the Library Catalog to find hundreds of thousands of electronic and print books. Academic books make up most of our collection, but we also carry a selection of curriculum materials, juvenile and young adult literature, and popular fiction and non-fiction.
Access academic and educational streaming videos in a variety of subject areas through our database collection.
Looking for a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper? Search for it with our online journal list to see if we subscribe to it.
Browse the complete list of databases that you have access to through the Library. This is useful if you are trying to locate a specific database. You can also sort databases by subject, type, and vendor.
Subject and course research guides conveniently provide you with relevant resources, research tips, and more, all in one place. Tip: Use the Library Resources link in your Blackboard course to find your guides.
We have many digital tutorials and handouts to help you master research. View an orientation to library research, learn a quick research tip, and more.
If we don't have an article or book that you want, we can request it for you (for free) from another library. If we have it but it's only available in print or microform at our physical location, we can still get it to you.
Balancing the rigors of school with all of life’s other demands is challenging. Take a look at our tips and tools for online learning, time management, reading comprehension, note taking, test taking, and self-care.
Join the Library for an event, educational workshop, or some other kind of activity. We are always looking for fun and engaging ways to interact with our students and community partners.
Learn more about the Library, find our hours and holiday schedule, read our latest newsletter, and more.
You can always get in touch with library staff for assistance by email, text, and chat. The Library's chat service is available 24/7. For in-depth research help, schedule a one-on-one consultation with a librarian for your area of study. You can also search our bank of FAQs.