California Miramar University Library Services

Our library collections and resources include books, e-books, CDs, periodical subscriptions, and over 4,000 full-text periodicals in electronic format.

CMU Library and Information Resource Network
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CMU Library Catalog
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About the Library

In support of the mission of California Miramar University of providing quality educational programs, the mission of the Library is to provide services and resources to meet the educational, information, and research needs of students, faculty, and staff.

A variety of services and resources are available including electronic databases, books, journals, and an online catalog. Services include reference, research assistance, database training, and library orientations. Access to relevant, current resources is available to meet research needs, support the high quality curriculum, and enrich the educational experience.


Rupali Vora, Librarian

(858) 653-3000 Ext. 16

Library Research Assistance for Students

  • Need research assistance?
  • Need writing assistance?
  • Need training on database searching?
  • Need assistance with APA format?
  • Need help with a different library related questions?

Contact the Librarian for research assistance:

  • Email and you will hear back within 24 hours
  • Make an appointment for in-person research assistance

San Diego Area Libraries

Following are several local libraries that are open to the public and descriptions of their collections and resources.  An extensive amount of valuable information is available to you through these libraries.

San Diego Public Library

San Diego Public Library has various branches located throughout San Diego.  In order to obtain a free library card, you need to provide a photo id (passport, driver’s license, etc.) and proof of address (letter, apartment lease, driver’s license).  With your library card you can check out books, movies, and CDs.  In addition, you can access online databases, including Reference USA, which contains detailed information on most businesses in the United States and Canada.

(619) 236-5800
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego CA 92101

San Diego County Library

There are several San Diego County Library locations all over the County of San Diego. The La Mesa Branch is closest to California Miramar University. With a free San Diego County Library card you can checkout books DVDs, and CDs and request books from UCSD, USD, SDSU, and other local universities.

(858) 694-3900
8074 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942

San Diego State University Library

Since SDSU is a public university, its resources are available to all members of the public. You may access online resources from the SDSU library, which is open from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m, as well as make use of the wireless network. Resources include the Frost & Sullivan database of market research reports and the Mergent Online database of financial reports of domestic and foreign companies. If you wish to check out materials from SDSU Library, you can purchase a library card for $60 per year.


5500 Campanile Drive

San Diego, California 92182-8050


University of California – San Diego Libraries

UCSD is a public institution located in La Jolla that is open to everyone.  Resources available for use include public computers and access to databases.  If you wish to check out materials, you must purchase an individual membership to the library.  It is free to read materials on-site.

(858) 534-2230
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA

La Puente Area Libraries

La Puente is a part of the LA county library. It allows you to check out laptops and wireless hotspots for work at home along with books, audio, and video material.. Please visit the website for more information. It is open during weekdays and closed on weekends. Covid-19 rules may apply.

(626) 968-4613
15920 Central Ave,
La Puente, CA 91744

Sunkist Library

Sunkist Library is part of the LA county library and allows for free laptop borrowing and unlimited wifi use. The digital library section has lots of free courses to pursue. The library hours are Monday to Saturday from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.Please visit the website for more information.

(626) 960-2707
840 Puente Ave,
La Puente, CA 91746

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