Science Library


UCI's Science Library, one of the largest consolidated science, technology, and medicine libraries in the nation, contains the collections and services that support research and teaching in the schools of Biological Sciences, Engineering, Information and Computer Science, Physical Sciences, portions of social Ecology, and Medicine.

Staff members are available to provide assistance at the Check Out Desk on the Library's 1st floor. Research librarians are available for scheduled consultations by appointment.


Find a Computer  

Public computers are Windows 7 PCs with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft Office 2013 and a variety of tools to view online information and research as well as instructional media. Printing is available using a library copy card. Computers have USB connections and CD/DVD drives. There is a scanner near the Science Library's reference desk (?).


  • 1st Floor Lobby
  • 2nd Floor Grand Reading Room & Check Out Desk
  • 4th Floor Elevator Lobby
  • 5th Floor Elevator Lobby
  • 6th Floor Elevator Lobby


Text version of directions  


  • 1st Floor
  • 2nd Floor
    Current Periodicals
  • 4th Floor
    DRUM: Bound Journals AS - W1 CE
    BAR: Books AC1 A1 - QH5000 Z99
    End of BAR: Oversize AC1 A1 - QH5000 Z99
  • 5th Floor
    DRUM: Bound Journals W1 CH - ZQM, Gov Info
    BAR: Books QK1 A1 - TJ1700 Z99
    End of BAR: Oversize QK1 A1 - TJ1700 Z99
  • 6th Floor
    BAR: Books TK1 A1 - ZZZ
    End of BAR: Oversize TK1 A1 - ZZZ


Need help finding information? Can't figure out how to begin your research? Schedule an appointment at the Ask a Librarian page.