University of California Libraries
Individually and collectively, the University of California libraries provide access to the world’s knowledge for the UC campuses and the communities they serve. They directly support UC’s missions of teaching, research, and public service. The University of California libraries, which include some of the world’s most distinctive collections and innovative services, comprise the largest university research library in the world. At UC, faculty, students and staff have access to extensive intellectual resources that combine to form the Libraries' vast collective holdings.
- The UC libraries’ collections of scholarly materials, both on campuses and online, include rare and historic books, photographs, works of art, musical scores, ephemera, manuscripts, maps, and other items.