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UCI Libraries – Update on hours and services

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March 13, 2020

Effective March 17, 2020 at 8 p.m., UCI Libraries will close until further notice.

Dear UCI Colleagues,

The UCI Libraries remains open for business to support the teaching, research, and patient care needs of the campus. Here are some updates.

Spaces & Hours:
Our library spaces remain open to provide remaining students, staff, and faculty with a safe place to study and to do research under recommended social distancing guidelines.

During Finals Week, Langson and Science Libraries will be open 7am - 2am, and closed from 2am - 7am for deep cleaning. The Libraries Gateway Study Center will be open 8am - 3am, and closed from 3am - 8am for deep cleaning.

Starting in Spring Quarter, we will have reduced library hours—we recommend that you check our hours on the UCI Libraries website before you visit: https://www.lib.uci.edu

Selected spaces will be temporarily closed in Spring Quarter: Gateway Study Center and OC&SEAA Center.

Grunigen Medical Library at the UCI Medical Center will continue to be open regular hours. Badge access to the 24/7 Research Lounge continues.

Remote Access to Library Services and Collections
We have compiled a webpage that provides links to all our services and collections that can be accessed remotely. This includes 24/7 chat research help. Please check this webpage regularly as we will post the most up-to-date information there: https://www.lib.uci.edu/remote-resources

Our expert subject librarians are available to assist remotely with virtual research workshops and discipline-related research questions: https://www.lib.uci.edu/subject-librarians

If you have questions about your library account please email us at circadm@uci.edu.

If you have any questions or requests to support your teaching and research needs, please send them via our Comments/Suggestions Form.


Lorelei Tanji
University Librarian | UCI Libraries