The mission of the Richard P. Welsh Library is to support the teaching and research needs of the faculty, students, and alumni of the NewSchool of Architecture and Design.
|Monday||9am - 9pm|
|Tuesday||9am - 9pm|
|Wednesday||9am - 9pm|
|Thursday||9am - 9pm|
|Friday||9am - 6:30pm|
|Saturday||12 noon - 4pm|
|Sunday||12 noon - 6pm|
The Library may be closed during breaks. Faculty and students will receive notification via email.
The Richard P. Welsh Library is a well-stocked academic library with a collection of over 17,000 volumes covering all subjects offered at NewSchool. The collection is kept relevant and useful through the acquisition of new titles to support graduate and undergraduate study according to our Collection Development Policy (PDF). The library also offers a reference collection, an excellent selection of periodicals and access to e-resources including databases and ebooks.
The library is closed until further notice. For updates view NewSchool COVID-19 Updates.
NewSchool students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the San Diego Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) are automatically granted borrowing rights. Additional borrowing information can be found on our borrowing page.
During library closure, print Course Reserves are not available. View Summer Quarter Course Reserves. Where available, links to eBook versions have been included.
Reference and Instruction
Librarians at NewSchool teach introductory and advanced classes on the critical use and evaluation of academic research resources. We can offer virtual research support during library closure, and visit online classrooms. Contact Us or visit the faculty resources page for more.
Library users will be able to locate and access resources utilizing appropriate search strategies within the library and beyond.
Library users will be able to critically evaluate information sources considering relevance, reliability, and authority.
Library users will be able to use information ethically and legally assigning credit for the source and ideas utilizing pertinent citation standards.
Library users will be able to apply discipline-specific research methods to accomplish a particular purpose.
The Richard P. Welsh Library is located on the NewSchool of Architecture and Design campus at:
1249 F St, San Diego, CA 92101
Entering from the F Street entrance the library is directly in front of you. NewSchool is a downtown campus, so if you plan to visit we recommend public transportation. There is on-street parking and paid lots in the area.
|Contact us||APA Citation Help||My Account||Policies|
|Library Guide PDF||Research Guides by Subject||Course Reserves||Ebooks|
|Location||A-Z List of Databases||Faculty Resources||Suggest a Purchase|
|Borrowing||Complete Digital Magazines||Services||Video Collection|
RICHARD P. WELSH LIBRARY at NewSchool of Architecture +Design 1249 F Street San Diego CA 92101 MAP (619) 684 8783
RICHARD WELSH LIBRARY at NewSchool of Architecture +Design
1249 F Street San Diego CA 92101
619 684 8783