Page background light yellow

Library

The University Library contains more than 440,000 print books and over 650 paper periodical subscriptions. Close to 200,000 ebooks and 26,000 additional periodicals are available online in full-text databases.

Access to Library Materials

The library's website, http://.library.csudh.edu, lists all materials available at the CSUDH Library. Students can find books, articles, and other materials, as well as information on how to access them. The website also contains useful tutorials and guides for students.

Library Cards

A valid University photo identification card is required to check out materials. Any current student, staff or faculty member may also access over 80 web-based databases through remote authentication with campus username and password.

Library Hours of Operation

When classes are in session during Fall and Spring semesters, the Library is open Monday through Saturday. The Library is closed on Sundays.

For a recorded message of current hours, phone (310) 243-3714. Semester breaks, holidays, final examinations, and summer hours will be posted. For additional information, phone (310) 243-3715. To speak to a librarian at the Reference Desk, phone (310) 243-3582/3586.

Library Operating Hours
(Fall & Spring semesters while classes are in session)
Monday - Thursday8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reference Desk Hours
(Fall & Spring semesters while classes are in session)
Monday - Thursday8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Archives & Special Collections Hours
(Fall & Spring semesters while classes are in session)
Monday - Friday10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To make an appointment to visit Archives & Special Collections, phone (310) 243-3895.