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Now Available: Ancestral Futures Arts & Literary Magazine

Ancestral Futures is an arts & literary magazine published by Special Collections & University Archives that invited contributors to reimagine the archive through poetry, creative writing, photography, and collage.
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Changes to Accessing SCUA Beginning June 17

Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) will be open by appointment only for at least the summer quarter (June 17 - September 23, 2024), due to upcoming building construction projects.
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Major HVAC Upgrade at Rivera Library Underway

The HVAC system in the Tomás Rivera Library is undergoing a major upgrade. This work will impact the air conditioning in the north wing of the Rivera Library.
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Digital Collections Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month and AAPI Heritage Month

This month, we’re excited to highlight our digital collections celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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Student Research Ignites a ‘Revolutionary’ Poster Exhibit

During winter quarter 2024, the UCR Library collaborated with Dr. Alejandra Dubcovsky and her History 197 students on a ‘revolutionary’ project.
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Writers Week 2024 Special Session

Join Writers Week, the UCR Library, and the UCR LGBT Resource Center for a free Writers Week 2024 Special Session with award-winning author George M. Johnson on Tuesday, April 16.

Celebrate Preservation Week at the UCR Library

Join us for free events and workshops (April 29, May 1, and May 2) dedicated to preserving the past, safeguarding the present, and ensuring the future of our collective histories and personal memories.
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Maker Week 2024

The UCR Library’s Creat’R Lab is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Maker Week, taking place Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26, 2024. Join us for a variety of exciting activities and events!
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Give to the UCR Library on Give Day

Help us do even more by donating to the UCR Library during UCR's Give Day campaign! Make an early donation today or wait until Give Day, April 3 at noon through April 4 at noon.
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Apply to our Summer Robotics Camp

Join the Creat'R Lab Team this summer for a Robotics Camp! Undergraduate students from all majors are encouraged to apply.
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Finals Week Stress Relief is Here!

Join the UCR Library and partners Monday, March 11 - Thursday, March 21 for giveaways, contests, therapy fluffies (therapy dogs), finals tutoring, and more!

Call for Submissions: R’Voices in the Library Exhibition

The UCR Library is excited to extend an invitation to all students to participate in our inaugural exhibition dedicated to showcasing the experiences of first-generation students.

Discover the World of Data at UC Love Data Week 2024

Join members of the University of California community for UC Love Data Week (UCLDW), scheduled for February 12-16, 2024.

Mastering Medical Information: The Role of AHIP in Medical Librarianship

The Academy of Health Information Professionals is an arm of the Medical Library Association (MLA), dedicated to advancing the field of health information management.

Propel your research to the next level in the STAR Lab!

Ready to take your research to the next level? The Scholarly Technology and Research (STAR) Lab at the Orbach Science Library (Room 147) is the perfect place.
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Orbach Library Enhancements: Third Floor Access Changes Ahead

In preparation for roof renovations in the Orbach Library, access changes affecting the third floor are ahead.
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UC Extends Open Access Agreement with Wiley

The University of California has extended its open access agreement with scholarly journal publisher Wiley for an additional three years.
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Happy Holidays from the UCR Library

Wishing you and your loved ones a joyful holiday season and a wonderful start to the new year.

Shannon Castro is our new Senior Director of Development

Shannon is the UCR Library's new Senior Director of Development.

Finals Week Stress Relief is Back!

Join the UCR Library and partners Monday, December 4 - Thursday, December 14 for giveaways, contests, therapy fluffies (therapy dogs), finals tutoring, and more!