UCLA Library Special Collections inspires discovery, cultivates knowledge, advances research and preserves cultural heritage to create a unique learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large. We welcome researchers to explore our collections of rare books, archives, manuscripts, oral histories and other materials and to utilize our services.
Use this guide to help you find and use our unique materials. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com(opens in a new tab).
Access & Request
Library Special Collections e-Delivery and DuplicationLearn how to access Library Special Collections materials digitally from anywhere in the world.
Request LSC Materials Described in the OACWatch this video to learn how to request materials listed in the Online Archive of California (OAC) for use in the Library Special Collections Reading Room.
Instruction & Exhibitions
Teaching with Library Special CollectionsOur primary source instruction sessions can help your students engage with UCLA Library Special Collections materials.
Library Special Collections Exhibition LendingUCLA Library Special Collections (LSC) lends items for exhibition to museums and cultural heritage sites worldwide. Read on for more information about how to request a loan to your institution.
LSC Policies and Procedures
Library Special Collections Duplication PolicyUCLA Library Special Collections (LSC) duplication policies.
Library Special Collections Policy for Reading Room UsePolicy for using UCLA Library Special Collections materials in the Ahmanson-Murphy Reading Room.
Library Special Collections Duplication Procedures, Policies and FeesProcedures, policies and fees for UCLA Library Special Collections e-delivery and duplication services.
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