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Faculty Guide

Guide to effectively using library resources and services at HIU.


Contact the Library at [email protected] or (714) 879-3901, ext. 1234 regarding anything related to the library building.

Location and Parking

Physical Holdings - What's Inside the Darling Library?

The Darling Library has over 65,000 items arranged by the Dewey Decimal Classification system including print books, audio-books, videos, CDs, and other materials.

The library has plenty of study areas for group and individual use on both floors as well as comfortable seating on the mezzanine.

A Student Library Assistant is on duty at each of the service points on the 1st and 2nd floor during all hours of operation and a professional librarian is on site during normal business hours.


Information Commons Features

Sorry, no Macs anymore, only Windows based machines


  • Windows
  • USB ports


  • S.P.S.S. – Statistical analysis software
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (for PDF files)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Web browsers


  • Black & White
  • color


  • Headphones
  • Scanners


The library's wireless network is managed and maintained by the Information Technology department. Library personnel can give you the WiFi passcode. Contact IT if you have trouble connecting to the network. 

Phone: (714) 879-3901, ext. 2607

Email: [email protected]

Copying and Scanning

Faculty may use the copy machine in the Library Technical Services Office on the 2nd floor for photocopying and digital scanning. The same copy code used campus-wide works here.

(Please refer to the Copyright Guide for questions about making and using copies for educational purposes: