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Get Research Help From a Librarian


Welcome! The links on this page have been compiled to provide quick access to basic information about the Armacost Library.

If you have questions or comments, or would like to set up an individual research appointment, you can contact a librarian.

Research Help

Librarians in the Armacost Library are here to help. If you have questions about how to start your research, need to discuss your ideas, or would like help locating specific information, you can contact a librarian.

Assistance is also available without an appointment during Research Help Hours.

Find information in the Armacost Library

Use the Armacost Library catalog to find books, eBooks, music scores, maps, CDs, DVDs, government publications and other items.

Use article databases to find specific journal and popular magazine articles, newspaper articles, and reports.

Use these finding aids to locate specific journal and magazine resources, such as an article listed on your syllabus.

Find course reserves readings here.

Library Account

Access your personal library account to renew books, view fines, and suggest items for the Armacost Library to purchase.

Student Employment

The Armacost Library offers a wide variety of student jobs. Find out more at the Student Employment Office.

Beyond the Armacost Library

If the Armacost Library does not have an item you need, log in to your Interlibrary Loan (ILL) account to request that we borrow it from another library.

You may also obtain an Inland Empire Academic Libraries Cooperative (IEALC) card from the One-Stop Desk to borrow books directly from several local academic libraries.

The A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands issues borrower's cards to University of Redlands students with current ID.

Cultivate Your Scholarship


The Armacost Library Undergraduate Research Award (ALURA) is given annually to an outstanding undergraduate researcher.

Share your Scholarship

The Armacost Library accepts culminating student projects, including Honors Papers, Masters Theses, and Doctoral Dissertations for addition to our collection.

Scholarship is also shared through the Institutional Scholarly Publication and Information Repository at InSPIRe@Redlands.