Visitor Guide

Visitor Guide

Welcome to the UCR Library. The UCR Library is the premier academic research resource of the Inland Empire and are committed to serving not only our own students, faculty and staff, but also the people of the community.


The following groups have the ability to borrow books from the UCR Library:
Other Non-UC UCR Affiliated visitors may have borrowing privileges

Do Research

The public is welcome to visit our facilities, and while visiting can use our electronic databases, electronic books and make copies of our print journals and books. During our regular reference hours, we are happy to assist you in your research.

Sometimes it is useful to identify books and articles for your project before you come to the library. Our catalog, Scotty is available on the Web and there are a number of Web-based journal article databases that you can use.

Finding articles online

Special Assistance for our community users:


      Visitors are welcome to use the Libraries collections for research and study purposes. Materials available to visitors in-house include books, journals, online article databases, and U.S. Government publications. Some materials might be restricted for visitor use. If you have questions, please contact the reference department at Rivera Library 951.827.4393 or Science Library 951.8273316.

Collections that might be of particular interest to the community are:

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Last modified: 9/10/2014 10:40 AM by A. Dolan-Mescal

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