(951) 827-3233 (951) 827-4673

Special Collections & University Archives provides research assistance and instructional support for students and faculty for manuscripts, archives, photographs, books, and other rare and unusual materials, in a wide range of subject areas. Located located on the 4th floor of the Tomás Rivera Library.


Name Title Phone Email
Bergis Jules University & Political Papers Archivist (951) 827-3254 bergis.jules@ucr.edu
Cherry Williams Director of Distinctive Collections (951) 827-5354 cherry.williams@ucr.edu
Jessica Geiser Collections Management Librarian (951) 827-2850 jessica.geiser@ucr.edu
JJ Jacobson Jay Kay and Doris Klein Librarian for Science Fiction (951) 827-2840 jj.jacobson@ucr.edu
Kent LaCombe Water Resources Librarian (951) 827-2802 kent.lacombe@ucr.edu
Robin Katz Outreach & Public Services Librarian (951) 827-3398 robin.katz@ucr.edu
Zayda Delgado Special Collections Public Services Assistant (951) 827-3256 zayda.delgado@ucr.edu

Department Hours

Monday - Friday

9:00 - 11:00 (by appointment for current UCR faculty, staff, and students)
11:00 - 4:00 (summer/intersessions)
11:00 - 5:00 (academic year)

Closures and other changes to our regular service schedule will be posted on the library's hours page.