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Dear Donors and Supporters of the UCLA Library, Excitement is building around the rapid approach of... more
  Pick up your copy of the 2018-19 UCLA Common Book, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the... more
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In partnership with the UCLA Library, the Undergraduate Writing Center (UWC) is now offering a... more
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Negotiations between the UC Libraries and Elsevier are continuing. Elsevier journals continue to be accessible to UCLA users.
The UCLA Library Special Collections location on the A level of the Charles E. Young Research Library is now open until 8 p.m. each Wednesday during regular academic sessions.
The Librarians Association of the University of California, Los Angeles invites nominations for its 2019 Librarian of the Year Award. The deadline is Friday, March 15.
Search the Digital Collections for images, audio, video, and text selected from the breadth of Library holdings. This image is a detail from the "Lyrical Map of the Concept of Los Angeles."