Our expert library staff provide advice on the entire research lifecycle from data identification, metadata, dissemination, to preservation. The UCI Libraries partner with UCI faculty, students, and administrators to increase the impact of research and scholarly communication using new media and digital technologies. We provide services to improve widespread access and worldwide discovery for the valuable published and unpublished research output created by UCI’s faculty and students. These efforts enhance UCI’s global reputation and the open sharing of information accelerates scientific discovery.
The UCI Libraries provide one-on-one research consultations and workshops helping students, faculty, and researchers learn how to create, organize, store, and share information in ways that benefit society and increase their impact.
Advance World-Class Research
These funds are devoted to advancing research at the UCI Libraries:
Collection Enhancement Fund
Gifts to this fund help to purchase, or acquire access to, essential books, journals, and other educational materials in all formats (print, online, multimedia, etc.), that support the teaching and research on campus and serve as an information resources for the community.
Gifts to The Library Endowment provide enduring support for library initiatives that have a broad impact across campus and will touch the lives of all students, staff and faculty.
The UCI Libraries Gateway Society is a generous group of people who value the Libraries’ role in inspiring members of UCI and the community to discover and create knowledge. Support from the Gateway Society ensures the Libraries continued excellence and growth as a world-class institution serving the academic needs of the UCI campus and community.