Library Special Collections Materials

Learn how to find and view special collections and archival materials, including requesting duplication and use in the classroom.

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. Everyone is welcome to explore our collections of rare books, archives, manuscripts, oral histories and other materials and to utilize our services.

This guide can help you find and use our unique materials. If you have any questions, please contact us at in a new tab).

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    UCLA Library Special Collections Policies

    View all of LSC's policies, including reading room use, duplication policies and collection development strategies.
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    UCLA Library is guided by professional values and codes of ethics in support of ethical and inclusive approaches to descriptive practices.

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