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Peter J. Shields Library

The Peter J. Shields Library supports the needs for academic departments and programs in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Biological & Agricultural Sciences, Computer Sciences, and Mathematics/Statistics. Shields Library is also home to Archives and Special Collections, and is located at the center of campus.

During COVID-19: An APPROVED daily symptom survey is required to enter. Face covering remains strongly recommended for everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Click here for more information about using the library during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Shields Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, CA 95616

Parking Info: Please visit Transportation Services for more information about parking.

Phone: 530-752-8792

See Special Collections

Special Collections located on the first floor of Shields Library

Library Hours 752‑8792 752‑9850
  Interlibrary Loan (ILL) 752‑2251 752‑2760 752‑1204
  Library Instruction 754‑8035
  Research 754-8035
  Special 752‑1621
  Map 752‑9786