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.
CMU Library Hours
|Monday||9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday||2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
|Friday||11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.|
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:
- Click the orange live chat button on the left
- Email and you will hear back within 24 hours
- Make an appointment for in-person research assistance
Research Assistance Hours
|Monday||11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday||11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday||3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.|
|Friday||1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.|
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
* Enter the LIRN ID when prompted.
CMU Library Catalog
*If you are a current CMU student or faculty member and do not have a login name and password, contact the Librarian.
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.
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.
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.
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA
San Diego County Public Law Library
This library includes a specialized legal collection and is open to the public. There is a branch located downtown at 1105 Front Street.
1105 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92101