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COVID-19: As we respond to the rapidly evolving situation, please find updates to library hours, services, and building access on our Library Alerts & Resources Guide. 

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  • Available: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. OR closing (whichever time is earlier), 7 days a week. Hours may vary based on staff availability.
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Research Assistance at the Research & Information Desk
  • Stop by the Research & Information Desk near the Library's entrance for assistance from one of our research assistants. They can help you search for specific books and articles, teach you about basic database filters, direct you to your subject librarian, and more! 
  • Available: Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Fall and Spring Semesters only)
  • Librarians are available by appointment
Schedule a Research Consultation with a Librarian
  • CLU students, faculty, and staff may schedule an appointment with a subject librarian for assistance with their research needs.
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Call a Service Desk
  • Circulation: 805-493-3937
  • Research & Information: 805-493-3255
View a Research Guide
  • Research Guides are available to help you get started with your research.