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SM Campus Library: Mondays - Thursdays: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. | Fridays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Do you want to become a better researcher?

Are you taking a course with a research paper or research project? Learn the ins and outs of research and enroll in LBRY 170 this fall!

LBRY 170 is a 2-unit course that can support you as you take courses with research components. Two sections of LBRY 170 (CRN 22062 and CRN 21138) begin October 10 and end December 3. LBRY 170 is a fully online course.

Enroll now and join the information treasure hunt!


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Come visit us at our Santa Maria campus and Lompoc Valley Center. Find our hours and information here.

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Contact Us!     

Santa Maria Campus Library:                                                                                                                 

Circulation: (805)922-6966 ext.3224                        

Reference: (805)922-6966 ext.3322                         

Lompoc Valley Center Library:                                         

Circulation: (805)735-3366 ext.5224

Reference: (805)735-3366 ext.5322

Campus Locations:

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
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Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
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Santa Maria Campus

Vandenberg SFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA 93437, 1-805-734-3500

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