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Access to UCLA Collections
UCLA Libraries are open to the public.
Print and microform collections may be viewed on-site by visitors.
- Borrowing requires a UCLA Library card.
- Access to some collections requires a free Access Only card.
Remote access to print and microform collections may be available in a number of ways:
- Interlibrary loan: Your local library can borrow UCLA materials and loan them to you. Check with your local library for interlibrary loan service availability, procedures, and costs.
- UCLA Document Delivery: A cost-recovery service which will scan journal articles and mail them to you. (The Library cannot provide scanned copies of entire books or journals.)
- Special Collections materials: See Special Collections Reproductions for all requests concerning collections in Library Special Collections.
Online collections are available to all users while physically on-campus.
- Off-campus access to online collections is only available to current UCLA students, faculty, and staff.
No ID Required
Access-Only Card Required
Borrowing Card Required
The following services are available only to current UCLA students, faculty, and staff:
- Off-campus access to online subscription sources
- Laptop checkout
- Group study rooms and other reservable spaces
- Interlibrary loan (borrow materials from beyond UCLA)