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Click on Chat Now to reach a CSUSM librarian who can help you through online chat and/or Zoom/Teams during the hours listed below:

August 27 - December 12, Fall Session

Monday - Thursday 8AM - 9PM
Friday 8AM - 3PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed

For holidays and early closures, reference the Library Building Hours card.

All other times a non-CSUSM librarian will be picking up the chat and can help with general reference questions but may forward your information to a CSUSM librarian for further help.

If you require more in-depth help with your research, you may contact your subject specialist librarian directly by emailing them.


In Person & Telephone Librarian Assistance

Telephone: (760) 750-4391

August 27 - December 12, Fall Session

Monday - Friday 10AM - 3PM

For in person help, please go to 3rd floor Checkout Desk and ask to speak with a librarian.


Email a Subject Librarian

If you require more in-depth help with your research, you may contact your subject specialist librarian directly by emailing them.

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We have experienced librarians ready to give you a hand no matter where you are.

Learn about the Teaching and Learning Department in the University Library.

Subject Librarian Title Contact Office
Accounting Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
American Indian Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Anthropology Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Art, Media, & Design Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Biochemistry Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Biology Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Biotechnology Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Border and Regional Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Business Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
Chemistry Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Child and Adolescent Development Amanda Kalish Instruction & Reference, Education, and Psychology Librarian akalish@csusm.edu
760-750-4390
Cognitive Science Amanda Kalish Instruction & Reference, Education, and Psychology Librarian akalish@csusm.edu
760-750-4390
Communication Allison Carr Academic Transitions Librarian acarr@csusm.edu
760-750-4337
KEL 3425
Computer Science Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Copyright Carmen Mitchell Scholarly Communication Librarian cmitchell@csusm.edu
(760)750-8358
KEL 3307
Criminology and Justice Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Cybersecurity Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Dance Studies Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Economics Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
Education Amanda Kalish Instruction & Reference, Education, and Psychology Librarian akalish@csusm.edu
760-750-4390
Environmental Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Ethnic Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Finance Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
First-year instruction: GEW, GEO, GEL Amanda Kalish Instruction & Reference, Education, and Psychology Librarian akalish@csusm.edu
760-750-4390
First-year instruction: GEW, GEO, GEL Jerry Limberg Instruction and Reference Librarian jelimberg@csusm.edu
760-750-8189
KEL 3306
First-year instruction: GEW, GEO, GEL Virginia Velati Tirona Instruction and Reference Librarian vtirona@csusm.edu
760-750-8191
KEL 3306
First-year instruction: GEW, GEO, GEL Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
GEL Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
General Education Yvonne Nalani Meulemans Head of Teaching and Learning Department ymeulema@csusm.edu
(760) 750-4375
KEL 3422
GEO Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Geography Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
GEW Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Global Business Management Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
Global Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Government Documents Judith A. Downie Special Collections and History Librarian jdownie@csusm.edu
760-750-4374 OR 760-750-4312 (Archives)
KEL 5010
History Allison Carr Academic Transitions Librarian acarr@csusm.edu
760-750-4337
KEL 3425
Human Development Tricia Lantzy Health Sciences and Human Services Librarian plantzy@csusm.edu
760-750-4399
KEL 3419
Kinesiology Tricia Lantzy Health Sciences and Human Services Librarian plantzy@csusm.edu
760-750-4399
KEL 3419
Liberal Studies Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Literature and Writing Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Management Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
Marketing Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
Mathematics Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Media Studies Allison Carr Academic Transitions Librarian acarr@csusm.edu
760-750-4337
KEL 3425
Modern Languages Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Music Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Nursing Tricia Lantzy Health Sciences and Human Services Librarian plantzy@csusm.edu
760-750-4399
KEL 3419
Open Access Carmen Mitchell Scholarly Communication Librarian cmitchell@csusm.edu
(760)750-8358
KEL 3307
Operations Management Judy Opdahl Business & Economics Librarian jopdahl@csusm.edu
760-750-4307
3424
Outreach Rosa Rodriguez Outreach Librarian ryrodriguez@csusm.edu
760-750-4394
Philosophy Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Physics Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Political Science Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Psychology Amanda Kalish Instruction & Reference, Education, and Psychology Librarian akalish@csusm.edu
760-750-4390
Public Health Tricia Lantzy Health Sciences and Human Services Librarian plantzy@csusm.edu
760-750-4399
KEL 3419
Social Sciences Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Social Work Tricia Lantzy Health Sciences and Human Services Librarian plantzy@csusm.edu
760-750-4399
KEL 3419
Sociology Lalitha Nataraj Social Sciences Librarian lnataraj@csusm.edu
760-750-4070
KEL3427
Software Engineering Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Spanish Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Speech-Language Pathology Tricia Lantzy Health Sciences and Human Services Librarian plantzy@csusm.edu
760-750-4399
KEL 3419
Theatre Arts Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Thesis Preparation Carmen Mitchell Scholarly Communication Librarian cmitchell@csusm.edu
(760)750-8358
KEL 3307
Visual and Performing Arts Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426
Wildfire science Talitha Matlin STEM Librarian tmatlin@csusm.edu
760-750-4342
KEL 3423
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Torie Quiñonez Arts and Humanities Librarian tquinonez@csusm.edu
760-750-4353
KEL 3426