Programs & Initiatives

Explore our dynamic initiatives, including our internal programs and campus and global partnerships.

All Programs & Initiatives

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    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    Affordable Course Materials Initiative (ACMI)
    This UCLA Library initiative encourages instructors to use low-cost or free alternatives to expensive course materials and awards successful courses adopting these materials for the first time.
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
    Anti-Racism Initiative (ARI)
    In the summer of 2020, the UCLA Library embarked on an Anti-Racism Initiative (ARI) intended to improve the internal climate and create a just and welcoming environment for all library workers.
  • Mac laptop and bag with CLICC on it on desk. Photo by Kelly Ma.
    Campus Library Instructional Computing Commons (CLICC)
    CLICC provides technology services and shared equipment loans to UCLA students, staff and faculty in support of learning and research activities at seven Library locations across campus.
  • Two students in the Center for Primary Research and Training processing boxes of archival materials
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    Center for Primary Research and Training
    Learn how the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT) pairs scholars with UCLA Library Special Collections projects that match their passions and interests.
  • Photo of the ceiling of Powell Library
    Cluster Program Support
    Learn more about how the UCLA Library supports the undergraduate Cluster Program.
  • Neutra drawing of the Adolph Brown House
    Digital Library Program
    The Digital Library Program works across UCLA and with a range of partners to preserve and provide access to cultural heritage materials in support of UCLA’s teaching, research and service mission.
  • Movie title sequence that reads "SMOG" and depicts an airport.
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    Film Poster Design Contest for Students in the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture
    The UCLA Film & Television Archive is looking for student artists to create a film poster that shows their unique interpretation of the newly restored film Smog (1962) by Franco Rossi.
  • Sheet music
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    Hugo and Christine Davise Fund for Contemporary Music
    The Hugo and Christine Davise Fund for Contemporary Music is administered by the Music Library to support contemporary music in a wide variety of ways.
  • Collage of manuscripts in a variety of different languages
    International and Area Studies
    International & Area Studies librarians and staff develop and facilitate access to collections and resources from around the world in an array of disciplines and languages in support of scholarship.
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    International Digital Ephemera Project
    The International Digital Ephemera Project (IDEP) is an initiative to digitize, preserve and provide public access to print, images, multimedia and social networking resources produced worldwide.
  • 11 student winners of the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research displaying their prizes.
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
    The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research recognizes and honors excellence in undergraduate research at UCLA.
  • Man in an African print shirt
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    Modern Endangered Archives Program
    Modern Endangered Archives Program (MEAP) grants enable digitization and access to at-risk cultural heritage collections from around the world.
  • artifact from the Tom Leung Collection
    Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance
    The Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance (PRRLA) focuses on cooperative ventures among academic libraries located around the Pacific Rim to improve access to scholarly research materials.
  • Aerial landscape with a river and trees
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    "Science is Art" Competition
    Share the beauty of science through original artwork and photographs that highlight the artistic quality of scientific materials, processes, instruments, findings or data.
  • Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese studies logo and banner
    Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCSS) 臺灣漢學資源中心
    This specialized collection highlights the achievements of Taiwan in Chinese studies.
  • Partnerships
    UCLA Carpentries
    UCLA Carpentries is a global community of instructors who teach workshops on essential coding and data science skills geared explicitly for researchers.
  • Prince Kaya of Japan interviewed by Japanese reporters at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, 1934
    UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
    UCLA's Center for Oral History Research collects oral history interviews related to the history the Los Angeles metropolitan region and Southern California on the whole.
  • photo of students working together in group study rooms
    UCLA Library DataSquad
    The UCLA Library DataSquad is a team of undergraduate students who support data-related projects at UCLA.
  • Exterior front of Charles E Young Research Library
    UCLA Library Senior Fellows
    An intensive, three-week residential program for library leaders prepares fellows to pursue advanced leadership roles in academic librarianship.
  • Nona Moffatt, President of Omega Sigman, presents a scholarship to a young woman, Berkeley (?), 1946
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    UCLA Library Special Collections Research Fellowships Program
    The Library provides funding for on-site graduate-level, post-doctoral or independent research with Library Special Collections materials.
  • Scan of dictionary pages with a drawing of an outlined brain decorated with purple and pink flowers at the center.
    Awards, Fellowships, Opportunities
    UCLA Library Undergraduate Art Project Prize
    The UCLA Library Undergraduate Art Project Prize celebrates artistic excellence by selecting and printing student art to be put on display in Night Powell.
  • Distant view of UCLA campus with Gayley Avenue in foreground, 1937
    University Archives
    University Archives, a division of UCLA Library Special Collections, is the official repository for non-current UCLA records.
  • Students sitting on a couch in YRL
    Writing Instruction and Research Education (WI+RE)
    WI+RE is a learner-led community helping students succeed in writing and research projects.

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