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Libraries Winter Holiday Closure

Libraries Winter Holiday Closure

Libraries Winter Holiday Closure

All UCR Libraries will be closed from December 24, 2008 through January 1, 2009 as part of the campus-wide Winter Holiday Closure.

All libraries will reopen January 2.

Hours

The Library Hours have been updated to reflect hours for campus libraries both before and after the holiday closure.

Online Resources

The following online resources will be available during the closure. Students, staff and faculty must access restricted resources through the Client or Web VPNSome  resources may be down for maintenance at times during the holiday-- thank you for your understanding.

Renewing Items (including ILL items)

  • Eligible UCR Library materials items may be renewed immediately using MySCOTTY.
  • Eligible ILL materials may be renewed using My ILL Requests. However renewals requested during the closure will not be processed until after January 1. Note that ILL renewals must be requested at least 7 days prior to the item's due date, must be granted by the lending institution, and are not guaranteed.
  • Some tools may be down for maintenance at times during the holiday-- thank you for your understanding.

Reference Services

Reference assistance including the online Ask-a-UC-Librarian service will be unavailable during the holiday closure. UCR students, faculty and staff who send email inquiries or leave telephone messages during the closure period will receive replies starting on January 2. 

Course Reserves

  • Electronic reserves materials remain accessible via Course Reserves.
  • Faculty and instructors may submit Winter Quarter 2009 course reserve lists between December 24 and January 1 via the online form.  Requests will be processed in the order received starting on January 2.
  • To ensure reserve materials are available when needed, faculty/instructors are encouraged to submit requests as early as possible. 
  • Some tools may be down for maintenance at times during the holiday-- thank you for your understanding.

Interlibrary Loan Requests

  • Requests may be submitted via Melvyl Requests and the UC-eLinks Citation Linker, but will be processed beginning January 2. We appreciate your patience for any delays.
  • Due dates have been changed so that no items will be due during the closure period.
  • Some tools may be down for maintenance at times during the holiday-- thank you for your understanding.

We wish you a pleasant and restful holiday!



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