Contact Special Collections

Department of Special Collections

1st Floor, Shields Library, UC Davis
100 N.W. Quad, Davis, CA 95616-5292

(530) 752‑1621; Fax (530) 754‑5758



Your reference questions are welcome via e-mail to Many reference questions can be answered this way; however, more complex questions may require further consultation in person or by telephone. We make every effort to respond to these requests quickly, and you will generally receive a response within 48 hours, not counting weekends and holidays. Priority will be given to questions from current UC students, faculty, and staff members. The Library does not provide financial, legal, medical, or veterinary advice.


Christine Cheng
Instruction & Outreach Librarian


Special Collections at Shields Library

Dawn Collings
Library Assistant - Map Assistant


Special Collections at Shields Library

Sara Gunasekara
Public Services Specialist


Special Collections at Shields Library

Jenny Hodge
Public Services Assistant


Special Collections at Shields Library

Kevin Miller
Head of Archives and Special Collections & University Archivist


Shields Library