About

At Pearson Library, we deliver and support high quality research and information technology tools for the Cal Lutheran community.

What’s in the library

    • Over 300,000 volumes, including popular reading, journals, and over 2,000 film and DVD titles
    • Macs & PCs with software to help you succeed
    • Conference room
    • Computer lab and instruction room
    • 2 open atriums to catch some sun and to do research
    • 3 group rooms with white board, large flat screen to share ideas, and easy laptop hook up

Services Offered

      • 1-on-1 research help
      • Borrow resources from other libraries ( ILL)
      • Group study rooms
      • Library account help
      • Online help (email, chat, text messaging)
      • Check out materials put on reserve for classes
      • Library tours and instruction
      • Patron selection of e-books through E-brary
      • Patron recommendations for materials to buy
      • Photocopying and printing
      • Some computer help

Other services

The services of the Language Lab, Math Lab, and Writing Center are available in the library, but are not operated by library staff. Please check with the individual departments regarding specific services and hours.

Resources Available

    • 318,560 volumes including 185,339 full-text e-books
    • 300 print and electronic journal subscriptions
    • 161 online databases with over 70,000 full text journals
    • Access to over a million full text dissertations that are available to download in PDF format
    • Curriculum, juvenile literature, and audiovisual collections
    • Course reserve material available in the library and via Blackboard 9.1 course management system
    • Over 293 Popular reading and over 2,000 Film and DVD titles
    • Over 382,000 High Resolution rights cleared images
    • Over 7,759 streaming online videos
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