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Library Winter Holiday Closures

Library Winter Holiday Closures

Library Winter Holiday Closures

Bell Tower in the WinterHappy Holidays! All UCR Libraries will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015 as part of the campus-wide Winter Holiday Closure.  All Libraries will reopen on Monday, January 5, 2015.


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 AnyConnect or Web VPN.

Renewing Items (including ILL items)

  • Eligible UCR Library materials items may be renewed immediately using SCOTTY.
  • Eligible ILL materials may be renewed using My ILL Requests. However renewals requested during the closure will not be processed until after January 4, 2015. 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.

Reference Services

Reference assistance via the online Ask-a-Librarian service will be available during the holiday closure.

Course Reserves

  • Electronic reserves materials remain accessible via Course Reserves.
  • Faculty and instructors may submit Winter Quarter 2014 course reserve lists between December 24 and January 4 via the online form.  Requests will be processed in the order received starting on January 5, 2014.
  • To ensure reserve materials are available when needed, faculty/instructors are encouraged to submit requests as early as possible. 

Interlibrary Loan Requests

  • Requests may be submitted via Melvyl Requests and the UC-eLinks Citation Linker, but will be processed beginning January 5, 2015. We appreciate your patience for any delays.
  • Due dates have been changed so that no items will be due during the closure period.

We wish you a pleasant and restful holiday!

General Campus Information

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Orbach Science Library: (951) 827-3701
Music Library: (951) 827- 3137
Multimedia Library: (951) 827-5606

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