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One Book One San Diego

This year's One Book One San Diego title is March: Book One a graphic memoir by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate PowellThe book vividly portrays the beginnings of John Lewis's work in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s. Ryan Library is hosting several events to discuss race and civil rights. For resources on these topics and for details about upcoming events, please visit:

(Dr. Carr and librarian Robin Lang at the Festival of Books)

Ryan Library is proud to partner with the Center for Justice and Reconciliation, PLNU's Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Carr, and KPBS.

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Sexual Misconduct Resource Guide

Sexual Misconduct research guide

This work in progress, courtesy of the Faculty Council and compiled by Librarian Robin Lang and Professor Rebecca Laird, this guide describes a variety of resources, most of them accessible on the open web.  Some do require logging in with a PLNU Network ID and Password.

Ryan Library Group Study Rooms

Thank you for testing out the study room reservation system!

During the 30-day trial, more than 225 people tried it out, and about 70 provided feedback.

  • Only half of you like the idea of reservations
  • More than half found the system too complicated

Based on your feedback, the group study rooms will once again be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

We'll keep searching for ways to help this limited resource benefit as many people as possible!

As always, the library's group study rooms are for groups only.

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