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New Study Room Reservation System

We're excited to share that the UCR Library has a new study room reservation system effective Monday, June 17!
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New PNAS Agreement: Updated Open Access Publishing Terms for Authors

The University of California has renewed its open access publishing agreement with the National Academy of Sciences.
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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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Spring '24 Finals Week Stress Relief: June 3 - June 13

The UCR Library's Finals Week Stress Relief is back, Monday, June 3 - Thursday, June 13. This quarter, we have craft events, food giveaways, contests, and more! Our partners this quarter are ASUCR Internal Affairs, The Well's Active Minds, Basic Needs, and the ARC!
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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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Maker Week Highlights Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Prizes

April 22-26, the UCR Library’s Creat’R Lab hosted its 2nd annual Maker Week, which included the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair. The event, co-sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad and ASUCR, showcased the creativity and technical prowess of UCR students.
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Congrats to our Graduating Student Employees

Congratulations to our graduating student employees! 23 of our student employees have, or will, graduate this school term.
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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.