Orbach Science Library

Orbach Science Library
Orbach Science Library
  • Physical Sciences
  • Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Engineering and Computer Science

    The collection has special strengths in the areas of citrus and sub-tropical horticulture, entomology, arid lands agriculture and soil sciences.


  • Approximately 533,000 cataloged books, maps, journal volumes,  etc...
  • A knowledgeable and helpful Public Services staff.
  • Instruction rooms available for students to learn about library resources.
  • Twenty five group study rooms (including eight reservable), several hundred individual study carrels and many tables for quiet study.
  • Over 100 computers to access SCOTTY (the Library's catalog), the California Digital Library, the many licensed online resources, iLearn, and the Internet.  All machines are loaded with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Wireless access throughout the library & laptop checkout.
  • Scanners and printers (color and black and white).
  • Map Collection with state-of-the-art electronic cartographic resources as well as an extensive collection of maps and atlases.
  • A United States Patent and Trademark Resource Center.

For additional information, contact a reference librarian at (Area Code 951) 827-3316, or:

Circulation: 827-3701 Maps: 827-6423 Reserves: 827-3511 Interlibrary Services: 827-2819
Tours: 827-3238 Administration: 827-3238  


Last modified: 9/8/2014 9:24 AM by A. Dolan-Mescal

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