|Denise Nelson||Director of Ryan Library||(619) 849-2477|
|Phyllis Fox||Instructional Services Librarian for Graduate Studies||(619) 849-2409|
|Robin Lang||Instructional Services Librarian||(619) 849-2350|
|Anne-Elizabeth Powell||Head of Technical Services and Systems||(619) 849-2208|
|Julie Sweeney||Instructional Services Librarian||(619) 849-2472|
|Suzanne Thomas||Department Assistant||(619) 849-2335|
|(Currently vacant)||Coordinator, Interlibrary Loan and Archives|
|Erinn Mullaney||Circulation Supervisor||(619) 849-2372|
|Jeremy Buenviaje||Library Associate, Cataloging and Serials||(619) 849-2333|
|Circulation and Reserve||General Information||(619) 849-2312|
|Research Help Desk||Research Information||(619) 849-2337|
The librarians at Ryan Library serve as liaisons to specific departments/schools at PLNU to provide support in a variety of ways. Contact your librarian for these or other needs:
|Art & Design||Robin Lang|
|Communication and Theatre||Anne-Elizabeth Powell|
|History and Political Science||Robin Lang|
|Literature, Journalism, Writing, & Languages||Julie Sweeney|
|Mathematical, Information & Computer Sciences||Robin Lang|
|Physics and Engineering||Anne-Elizabeth Powell|
|Sociology, Social Work, & Family Sciences||Anne-Elizabeth Powell|
|Theology and Christian Ministry||Robin Lang|
|Women's Studies||Julie Sweeney|
If your library liaison is not available, any PLNU Librarian will be happy to be of assistance.
The Research Help Desk at Ryan Library welcomes reference and research 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.
During the academic year, research help is available at the following times:
Monday - Thursday
10 am to 9 pm
10 am to 4:30 pm
No librarian available
4 pm to 8 pm (chat/email only)
Note: Research help is limited during holidays and school breaks. Summer hours are generally 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.