Shields Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, CA 95616

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

Phone: 530-752-8792

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 Special Collections and the University Archives, and is located at the center of campus.

See Special Collections

Special Collections located on the first floor of Shields Library

Monday7:30 am – 12 midnight
Tuesday7:30 am – 12 midnight
Wednesday7:30 am – 12 midnight
Thursday7:30 am – 12 midnight
Friday7:30 am – 6 pm
Saturday12 noon – 6 pm
Sunday12 noon – 12 midnight

Reference Hours

Research Consult Desk (2nd floor): Monday-Thursday, 9am-6pm; Friday 9am-5pm.
Map Collection: Monday-Friday, 1pm-5pm. Closed May 29.
Special Collections: Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm. Closed May 29.

Spring Quarter Exceptions

April 22, Saturday: Closed
May 28, Sunday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
May 29, Monday: 12:00pm-12:00am
June 7, Wednesday: 7:30am-1:00am
June 8, Thursday: 7:30am-1:00am
June 9, Friday: 7:30am-2:00am
June 10, Saturday: 7:30am-10:00pm
June 11, Sunday: 10:00am-2:00am
June 12, Monday: 7:30am-2:00am
June 13, Tuesday: 7:30am-2:00am
June 14, Wednesday: 7:30am-1:00am
June 15, Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm

  Circulation(530) 752‑8792
  Renewals(530) 752‑9850
  Interlibrary Loan (ILL)(530) 752‑2251
  Reserves(530) 752‑2760
  Billing(530) 752‑1204
  Information Desk(530) 752‑9862
  Library Instruction Services(530) 754‑8035
  Research Support(530) 752‑1126
  Special Collections(530) 752‑1621
  Map Collection(530) 752‑9786