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Quickstart Guide to Alliant Library: Library Locations

Library Locations

Location of items and rooms in the San Diego Library.  Library is located on the upper and mezzanine floors of the Library/ASM building.  Library staff members are not familar with the location of faculty and staff offices on the lower level.

  • Circulating & most Reference Books – east wing
  • Circulating Dissertations, Theses, & Proposals – west wing near classroom 208.
  • Journals (paper) – west wing
  • Psychological tests (restricted access) – Contact assessment librarians
  • AV materials – ask at circulation desk for item(s) to be retrieved.  You will need the call number for each item.
  • Popular Books (collection of mostly fiction books donated by library patrons & staff) – east wing, south wall near Women’s restroom.

Group and Quiet Study Rooms:

Upper Level - Library

  • You may self-book study rooms 207 (West) & 210 (East) on the Library’s Upper Level. Please sign up on calendar sheets located next to each room.
  • Each room on the Upper Level has a round table that seats six.
  • 2 hour time limit on room during high demand periods.
Lower Level - Library


A university ID card is required to print from the computers or to make copies.   Money will need to be added to the ID card.  Costs are $0.10 for black & white and $0.40 for color copies.  Media cards are available for purchase for library patrons without student ID cards.  Media cards cost $1.00 and then money must be added to the card (minimum cost: $2.00, $1 for card & $1 to add money to card).  Please bring appropriate funds (machine does not take coins) to add to your card; change is not available in the library.  Library copier currently does not scan documents.  No document scanning or faxing available in the library.

Updated/rev 8/12/2014 RES