Articles & Journals

How to search for research articles and journals, both within our databases and through external tools

Books & E-Books

Learn how to get the most relevant books for your research topic and where to find the items

Course Reserves

You can borrow materials for your courses as short-term rental instead of buying them

Datasets & Statistics

Find datasets and statistics in all subject areas to bolster your research

Dissertations & Theses

Access to dissertations and theses written by UCR students and academics world-wide

Film & Video

Find film and video in multiple formats and the equipment to use them

Government Information

How to find and use government information (such as statistics) in a variety of formats

Images & Photographs

How to find, download, and appropriately use images in your papers and projects

K-12 Curriculum Materials

Puppets, manipulatives, videos, and more for in-classroom education and research

The Learning Resources Display Center

View copies of textbooks from the California Department of Education for grades K-8

Maps & GIS

Learn how to find and use physical maps, geographic data, and geographic information systems


How to find, use, and make copies of preservation duplicates of resources on microfilm

Music & Scores

How to find audio materials and conduct research using physical and digital music scores


Find current and historical local, regional, and national newspapers

Patents & Trademarks

UCR Library is a government-certified patent and trademark research center

Primary Sources

Access original primary sources, often found in Special Collections & University Archvies

Standardized Test Preparations

We offer exam prep books to study for the LSATs, MCATs, GREs and other tests