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English Composition 3: English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

Top Ten Things to Know about the UCLA Library

We’re BIG and we’re FREE!

We provide free access to millions of articles, books, images, recordings, and other resources from around the world, both online and in person.

We are one Library with multiple locations

What’s your passion? There’s a library for you! From arts to engineering, music to medicine, we have libraries to assist you. Find the one you love.

We offer inspiring places to study, collaborate, and discover

We have comfy couches and chairs, long open tables and single-person cubicles, a cafe, bean bags, group study rooms, and tech-pods for team collaboration. Find your favorite study spots!

We’re here to help

Expert library staff are available to assist with research assignments and projects 24/7.

We’ve got your courses covered

Getting started can be difficult. Jump-start your research process with our online guides. We cover nearly every subject and many courses.

We’ll put you on the path to new discoveries

Library Special Collections gives you access to rare and unique primary sources, including letters, photographs, books, maps, oral histories, and many other types of cultural heritage materials.

We provide easy access to technology

Need to borrow a laptop? Windows or Mac? We offer both options to check out and take with you around campus.

We showcase your talents and achievements

From student music recitals and performances to poetry readings and student award ceremonies, we show the world what you’ve created.

We employ students

Looking for a job to learn new skills? The library provides many opportunities to earn some money and enhance your resume.

We’re the intellectual crossroads of the University

Where knowledge is collected, saved, shared, and created. To be connected to the UCLA Library is to be connected to the heart of the research university.