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Reference Services

The Reference Department at Ryan Library welcomes reference questions from Point Loma Nazarene University students, faculty, and staff*.

Use the chat box on this page, text (619) 592-8884, call (619) 849-2337, email us, or come by in person with your questions.

During the school year, Reference assistance is available at the following times:

Monday - Thursday

8 am to 10 pm


8 am to 4:30 pm


11 am to 6 pm


1 pm to 9 pm

Note: Research help is limited during holidays and school breaks.

*We regret that Ryan Library does not have the resources to answer questions from other (non-PLNU) individuals, unless the question concerns Ryan Library policies and procedures, library material unique to Point Loma, or other Point Loma Library-related information.


Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday 7 am to 1 am
Friday 7 am to 5 pm
Saturday 11 am to 6 pm

1 pm to Midnight