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About the DI Library

Hours, contact information, policies, and services of the DI Library

General Policies

Food and Drink

  • Drinks in closed containers are allowed
  • Food and drinks in open containers are not allowed.


  • Students are invited to use the Library as a collaborative work and study space. Students who require a quiet environment are invited to use one of the student workrooms on campus.


  • The Library gladly accepts donations of materials relevant to our collection, and magazines for our students to use in projects.
  • All donations become the property of the DI Library and may be processed or disposed of at the discretion of the Librarian.
  • Donations may be dropped off during regular Library hours.

Collection Development Policy

Pandemic Status and Policies

Current status: the Library is OPEN during regular summer hours.

The DI Library is now open for regular summer hours: Monday-Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Virtual support is available by phone (858-566-1200 x 1019), email, and Zoom Monday-Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Your friendly Librarians, Lisa and Rebecca, are here to help with research, writing, and citing. We will also continue to offer no-contact pick-up of print library materials upon request.