Services for the General Public

Learn about how to visit and access our spaces, collections and world-class resources.

We strive to open our collections, spaces, exhibitions and events to as many people as possible! The following are some of the many ways members of the public can visit and access the Library.

Access our Collections

View books and journals in the library's open stack collections, or borrow materials using a UCLA Library Card. Access our rich online collections while physically on campus. Users can log onto the campus wireless network using their personal laptops. Off-campus access to online collections is only available to current UCLA students, faculty and staff.
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    Library Cards

    Looking to access UCLA Library's vast collections? Library cards are available to patrons both affiliated with and unaffiliated with the UC.
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    Wi-Fi Access

    Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi in UCLA Library buildings and the rest of campus.
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    Library Special Collections Materials

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

    Users who wish to obtain a scan from UCLA Library collection can utilize our document delivery service.
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    Access Collections

    Not sure where to begin? Start your research with some popular resources from UCLA Library.


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    Ask Us

    Can't find what you are looking for? Find all the ways to get in touch with Library staff, including our 24/7 chat service.
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    Research Help

    We're here to help! Library staff can support your research journey with a variety of services, tools and resources.
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    Hire a Researcher

    Looking for help on your research? Check out our options for hiring researchers from UCLA to help on non-UCLA affiliated projects.

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