Reference Services 

Library staff are available for research and reference help via phone, email, or video chat.
Please email us at with questions or to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment. 


Our regular Spring Semester 2023 hours are as follows:

Monday through Friday 
  • 9am-1pm quiet study - no library staff are available.
  • 1pm-5pm - book checout and returns, staff are available.
The Library will be closed:
  • All Tuesdays, 4pm-5pm and all Fridays, 11am-12pm throughout the Spring Semester

The IGS Library is one of the nation’s major collections in public administration, public affairs, and public policy. The library holds more than 400,000 volumes and is a depository for California local government documents.

Upcoming closures: 

The Library will be closed the following days and times:

  • Monday, March 27 through - Thursday, March 30 for Democracy Camp
  • Friday, March 31 closed for a holiday.
  • Monday April 4th from 11:00am to 4:00pm for an event. 
  • Wednesday, April 12 from 11:00am-2:00pm for an event.
  • Thursday, May 4th from 9:00am to 3:00pm for an event.

Library News

2023 ICPSR Summer Programs in Quantitative Methods Find out More, QR Code and Link to website

2023 ICPSR Summer Programs in Quantitative Methods: Maximize your research impact

In-person and Online: Three-Week Sessions: June 19-July 7, 2023 and July 17-August 4, 2023 Short Workshops: May through August 2023