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PLNU Staff Guide to Ryan Library: Contact us

All Point Loma Nazarene University employees have access to Ryan Library resources. This Guide will explain how to get these resources.

Contact us

When you're not in the library you can contact us:

  • Using Librarian Chat mentioned in the boxes to the right
  • By phone to the Reference Desk (619-849-2337) with your questions or the Circulation Desk (619-849-2312) to renew you books.
  • Text us (619) 592-8884
  • Email

Ask a Librarian Service

The Research Help Desk at Ryan Library welcomes both in-person and digital research questions from members of the PLNU community (faculty/staff/students).

"Ask A Librarian" Hours

Monday - Thursday 10 am to 9 pm
Friday 10 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday No Librarian Available


Chat and email services will be limited during holidays and school breaks.

Ask a Librarian

Chat below or text 619-592-8884
Is chat offline?
Email your question!