LAUC-SC is a Division of the Librarians Association of the University of California (LAUC) and is recognized as an official unit of the University. It is a statewide organization of all librarians employed at least half time by the University. LAUC annually administers a research program with funding provided by the Office of the President, and also offers two other smaller grants: the Mini-Grant and the Presentation Grant. All LAUC members participate in a peer review process. Membership is automatic and entails no dues.
LAUC serves the following purposes: