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History & Heritage Links

African American History Month (February)

A collaborative project of the Library of Congress, National Archives, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, and Smithsonian Institution.

American Memory (from the Library of Congress)

An ever-growing online collection of historical documents, photographs, sound recordings, moving pictures, books, maps, and other resources carefully selected for digitization from the Library of Congress' vast holdings.

Cultural Institute

A variety of digital projects presenting a vast array of art and heritage collections across the globe. Virtually visit the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in South Africa, Yad Vashem in Israel, White House in the United States of America, and more.

Historic American Newspapers - Chronicling America

Search America's historic newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Holocaust Memorial Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution devoted to inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

A multimedia archive containing the earliest-known photos of Mr. Mandela, his correspondence with family and friends, notes he made while leading the negotiations that ended apartheid in South Africa, and more.

 Spring Library Hours

Spring 2019 Semester

February 4 – June 3, 2019

Monday - Thursday: 7:30am – 9:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Closed Sundays and
School Holidays

 Spring 2019 Finals

Extended Library Hours:

Beginning Sunday, May 26 through Thursday May 30, 2019 the Library will have extended hours and will be open as follows:

Sun. May 26: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Mon. May 27: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Tue. May  28: 7:30am – 11:00pm
Wed. May 29: 
7:30am – 11:00pm
Thur. May 30: 7:30am – 11:00pm

Regular Hours Resume:

Fri. May 31:  7:30am – 4:00pm
Sat. June 1: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sun. June 2: Library Closed
Mon. June 3: 7:30am – 9:00pm
Tue. June 4: Spring Semester Ends

 Contact Us

  • Telephone: (323) 953-4000
  •   Reference ext. 2406
  •   Circulation ext. 2395
  •   Library general ext. 2400

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 Spring 2019 Finals

Extended Hours For Finals:

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Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911