Below you will find links to several collection systems that offer searchable interfaces for the John Spoor Broome Library’s digital collections. Each system is used for a different format of library material. If you have questions about how to use these systems or what each system is used for, please chat with a librarian or see the relevant contact information.

Digital Collections

ScholarWorks at CI

ScholarWorks is the shared open access, digital repository platform for the California State University System. Broome Library manages the campus instance and provides support for faculty, staff, and students to preserve and provide access to their work. The system is home to a wide variety of materials including journal articles, datasets, posters, capstone projects, theses, and much more. It documents the incredible research outputs of our community and demonstrates our commitment to equitable access to academic research.

Access Scholarworks

For information about ScholarWorks, please view our ScholarWorks FAQ, which covers the following information:

  • Who can submit works to ScholarWorks?
  • How do I submit works to ScholarWorks?
  • Why should I submit works to ScholarWorks?
  • How does ScholarWorks handle copyright?
  • What file formats can I include in my submission?

Broome Library Open Journals

Broome Library Open Journals provides hosting for academic journals that are created and managed by CSUCI faculty, staff, and students. If you are interested in learning more about the Open Journals System or hosting your own journal, please see the contact information below.

View available Journals:


DSpace is Broome Library’s current system for managing and accessing digitized archival material and university documents. It houses a variety of material that is organized into collections. You can view a list of these collections here.

Access DSpace

Featured CI DSpace Collections:

PhotoShelter (Beta)

PhotoShelter is Broome Library's tool for accessing selected digital collections. It currently houses recently digitized materials and highlights from the Mobile Archives Collaboratory Project.



Monica Pereira
Head, Collections & Resource Management

University Archives

The University Archives collects and houses materials relating to campus development and local history from 1974 to the present. The collection includes artifacts, books, documents, memorabilia, newspaper articles, photographs, and videos centering on campus life at California State University, Northridge - Ventura Campus, California State University, Northridge – Channel Islands Campus, and California State University, Channel Islands. Portions of the University Archives have digitized, while the rest is available for research purposes by appointment.

Access University Archives

Featured Digitized Collections:


Evelyn Taylor
Library Archivist

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