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Giving Opportunities

"A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life." -- Norman Cousins

The Libraries' print and electronic collections are the foundation of student learning, innovative faculty research in all disciplines, and a rich community life. We invite community friends, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff to click on the giving opportunities listed below and support the Libraries today!

Give Online

Support one of the Libraries many initiatives today with a convenient online gift via our E-Giving site.

Named Library Collection Funds 

Named collection endowments and funds provide critical support to acquire important journals, books and other materials.

Special Collections & Archives

The Libraries welcome financial gifts that help support the preservation, processing, digitization, and acquisition of the rare and special materials in Special Collections & Archives. Gifts of materials in the areas of collecting strength are also welcome.

Partners of the UCI Libraries

The Partners of the UC Irvine Libraries are a special group of people who truly value books, libraries, and learning.

Library Endowment

The Library Endowment is a permanent resource that invests in the research and instruction of current and future generations of UCI students and faculty.

Honor with Books - New Digital Bookplate Program!

Honor with Books pays a lasting tribute to special people in your life and conveys your personal commitment to learning and advancing knowledge.

Donating Materials

The Libraries will accept books; manuscripts; photographs; works distinguished for their illustrations, bindings, or fine printing; or other materials, that would augment the Libraries' holdings.

* For Year-End Giving - Gifts postmarked by December 31, 2014, can receive tax credit for 2014.