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.

To learn about the vision for future renovations of Shields, click here.

Shields Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, CA 95616

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


Phone: 530-752-8792
shieldscirc@ucdavis.edu

See Special Collections

Special Collections located on the first floor of Shields Library

We're currently closed.We're open again on Monday (December 18, 2017) from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
December 16 - January 7
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday Holiday (December 21, 2017)8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Closed and Exceptions

Closed December 22, 2017 to January 1, 2018
Closed April 21, 2018
Closed June 17, 2018
Closed July 4, 2018
Closed September 3, 2018
Holiday December 21, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday January 14, 2018 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday January 15, 2018 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Holiday February 19, 2018 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Finals March 15, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 16, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 17, 2018 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 18, 2018 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 19, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 20, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 21, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals March 22, 2018 7:30 am - 1:00 am
Holiday March 30, 2018 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday May 27, 2018 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Holiday May 28, 2018 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Finals June 5, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 6, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 7, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 8, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 9, 2018 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 10, 2018 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 11, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 12, 2018 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Finals June 13, 2018 7:30 am - 1:00 am
Finals June 14, 2018 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Holiday July 3, 2018 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday September 2, 2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reference/Services Hours

Research Consult Desk (2nd Floor)
Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Map Collection
Monday - Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Special Collections
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  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