The UCLA Library is ranked among the top academic libraries in the U.S. and is a vocal advocate for open access to publicly-funded research and scholarship.
Whether on campus or online, the UCLA Library takes the lead in preserving cultural heritage and making knowledge accessible. Beyond its print and electronic collections, the Library also offers laptops and research and writing assistance.
Who We Serve
UCLA students, faculty, and staff and international scholars. The Library is a resource for users—locally and throughout the nation—who require unique materials and resources beyond the scope of local and/or public library collections.
Mission and Goals
The UCLA Library advances the teaching, research, and public service missions of UCLA through a commitment to put collections, resources and scholarship from around the world at the fingertips of students and scholars. The Library’s guiding principles include putting its users first, advancing diverse perspectives and supporting open access to knowledge.