OverDrive is a platform for borrowing popular and recreational eBooks. OverDrive makes it easy to read books online, download titles to your device, or read on your Kindle. UCI Libraries have a small but growing collection of eBooks from authors such as Margaret Atwood, George R.R. Martin, Celeste Ng, and Stephen King. Click here for more information.
Oxford Medicine Online is a digital platform hosting Oxford University Press’ prestigious medical titles. This resource brings together authoritative texts by world-renowned authors online.
Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen (2008-2015). For the past 10 years, the illustrious Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has broadcast some of their best productions to movie theaters all over the world. Now, you can (re)watch those cutting edge productions from the comfort of your own living room thanks to UCI Libraries’ new subscription.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a resource that brings together academic articles, audio, videos, opinion essays and primary sources about contemporary controversies and hot topics. Whether you need a balanced view or support for your position, Opposing Viewpoints is the first place to go when you're researching a controversial or contentious issue. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events and language arts classes, along with being a rich resource for debaters that includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images and more.
A monthly magazine published by North Korean diaspora in Japan, documenting their lives in the foreign land, and their connections with the motherland. UCI Libraries are one of the only two holding libraries for this magazine in North America (the other one is Library of Congress). The Libraries’ holding is from No.3 (1964) to No.6 (1981) with some gaps.
Special Discovery Donated to Special Collections and Archives
With the assistance of Professor Emeritus of History Timothy Tackett, Special Collections and Archives acquired the rare book Quatre-Vingt-Neuf written by Georges Lefebvre donated by Mr. Kurt Nelson. Quatre-Vingt-Neuf is an account of the origins of the French Revolution written in and published in 1939 to mark the sesquicentennial of the events of the French Revolution in 1789. The Vichy government that took over the following year wanted no left-wing history or sympathetic understanding of the Revolution, as they drew their support from the anti-republican right. The Vichy régime suppressed the book, ordering 8,000 copies to be burned; as a result the work was virtually unknown in its native land until it was reprinted in 1970. Its reputation was already secure in the English-speaking world, however, since the English translation, The Coming of the French Revolution (1939) had established it as a clear, yet subtle, classic. The book that we received as a donation is the one that the author of Quatre-Vingt-Neuf gave to the English translator, and contains the translator’s original annotations providing a unique insight into the translation of this important work. The book, now in the UCI Libraries Special Collections and Archives, will be used by UCI students, faculty, staff and the Orange County community for research.
Are you interested in donating to Special Collections and Archives? Appropriate materials may include rare books, contemporary books in our subject areas, and archival materials such as correspondence, photographs, diaries, family materials, and the records of private organizations. For more information, contact Audra Eagle Yun, Head of Head of Special Collections and Archives and University Archivist at (949) 824-3947 or email@example.com.