Tomás Rivera Library

Rivera LibraryTomas Rivera Library

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The Rivera Library supports:

The Tomás Rivera Library was officially open on Feb. 11, 1954 and renamed on Feb. 19, 1985 in honor of the first minority chancellor in the University of California system in 1979.  Chancellor Tomás Rivera, novelist, poet and educator was Chancellor from 1979 and died in office on May 16, 1984.  The Rivera Library includes Special Collections and is home to the famed Eaton Collection, the world's largest cataloged collection of science fiction and fantasy. The Special Collections at the UCR Libraries houses many excellent collections, including books, manuscripts, photographs, videotapes, broadsides, and other media, covering a wide range of special subject areas. In addition, the department houses a strong local history collection, along with the University Archives. The Rivera Library also serves as a Government Publications depository for United States and California state documents and maintains various types of instructional and learning materials in Education Services for teachers in training.

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For Hours call (951) 827-3220.  The area code and prefix for all numbers is (951) 827...
For on-campus calls, the four-digit extension must be preceded by a  2 (e.g. 2-3220).

 Circulation:

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Interlibrary Loans:

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Reserves

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Collection Development

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LRDC

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Special Collections

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Education Services:

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Reference

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