About the Libraries

Strategic Planning Process
The UC Davis University Library developed a new five-year Strategic Plan. The Plan identifies key areas for the Library to focus its efforts and limited resources, while continuing to provide the high quality research collections and academic services on which the entire university community depends.
Mission, Vision, & Values
Mission, Vision, and Values statements of the UC Davis University Library
Hours for Shields Library, Physical Sciences & Engineering Library, Carlson Health Sciences Library and Blaisdell Medical Library
Maps and floorplans of the UC Davis libraries
Phone numbers and e-mail addresses of library staff and library departments
Art and architecture
Information on artworks and architecture found in the buildings that make up the UC Davis libraries
Information on permanent and temporary exhibits at the UC Davis libraries
History of the Libraries
History of the UC Davis libraries, as well as histories of specific collections and people
UC Davis Centennial and the Library
Library images and facts for the past 100 years
Employment opportunities for librarians, staff and students
Library Collections: A Forum
We invite you to provide comments regarding information resources that are considered for cancellation or addition.
Library Blogs
Blogs at the UC Davis Library
Library Facts
Facts and figures about the UC Davis libraries
Information on the latest news impacting the UC Davis libraries
A listing of library policies for people using the UC Davis libraries' facilities and resources
Photography in the Library
What to do if you wish to take photos or videos in the Library.