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Summer Library Resources

News Date
July 28, 2023
By Christina Acevedo


Enjoy the summer with UCI Libraries! Resources continue to be available for UCI affiliates (students, staff, and faculty) on and off campus.


Consider taking time this summer for a workshop by the UCI Libraries Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) department. Asynchronous and online, these workshops can be done at your own speed. Social science data management and analysis, geospatial data analysis and visualization, and OpenRefine workshops are currently provided. Please visit the DSS webpage for enrollment details and additional information.


Looking to unwind with a good summer read? Check out our curated summer collection, Toes in the Sand, eBook in Hand, on Overdrive.

The video streaming service Kanopy also has two film summer collections: Summer Reading From Book to Screen and Best of Summer. Kanopy and additional film streaming services remain free for UCI affiliates. Learn how you can stream media for free and what’s provided on the Streaming Media Research Guide.

UCI affiliates can also keep up with current events through UCI Libraries free news access. Free access includes The New York TimesThe Orange County RegisterThe Washington PostFinancial Times, and The Wall Street Journal websites; the Chronicle of Higher Education; and more.


If you’re working on research this summer, research help will continue to be offered. You can meet with a subject librarian, take advantage of the Libraries 24/7 chat service, talk to Check Out Desk staff, or contact the Libraries at (949) 824-0633. The Ask a Librarian webpage highlights additional services.

The Libraries buildings remain open with modified hours. Please visit the UCI Libraries hours webpage for more information.