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Library & Information Hub

Library & Information Hub

Oceanside, Building 1200: 760.795.6715
San Elijo, Building 100: 760.634.7850
Community Learning Center, Learning Commons, Building 100: 760.795.8733

MiraCosta's libraries provide extensive resources and services for students, faculty, and staff.

Information and instructional services include the following:

  • Research assistance available in-person and by email, online chat, text, and phone.

  • Library instruction geared to the needs of specific classes upon request.

  • Library research workshops offered on-ground and online.

  • Online Library Science credit courses (LIBR 101LIBR 201/LIBR 201H) that are UC/CSU transferable.

  • Reciprocal borrowing privileges with the Palomar College and Cal State San Marcos libraries.

  • Group study rooms.

  • Academic reserve collections in a variety of print, audio-visual, and digital formats.

  • Instructional exhibits and displays of student projects.

  • Interlibrary loan for books and periodical articles.

Information resources include the following:

  • More than 33,000 books, 438,000 e-books, 5,000 DVDs, and 120,000 online videos.

  • Over 100 online research databases covering a variety of disciplines, such as the arts and humanities, nursing and health, the STEM fields, social sciences, and career education.

  • Access to thousands of magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals through full-text online databases, such as EBSCOhost, JSTOR, and ScienceDirect.

  • Remote access for students, staff, and faculty to all library databases (requires SURF ID and password).

  • Technology equipment for loan including laptops, mobile hotspots, and calculators.

  • DVD players, as well as adaptive technology devices.

  • Hundreds of computers featuring a range of software applications that support college courses.

  • Printing and scanning equipment.

Library and Information Hubs are open the following days and times:

Oceanside Hub: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

San Elijo Hub: Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Community Learning Center: Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

The libraries are closed on legal or administrative holidays. During semester breaks, the libraries may be closed or on a special schedule. Changes in hours are posted on the library webpage and in each library as necessary, and they are also recorded at 760.795.6717.


Campus Locations

MiraCosta Community Learning Center

1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
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MiraCosta Oceanside Campus Building

1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
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MiraCosta San Elijo Campus

3333 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
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MiraCosta Technology Career Institute Building

2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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