Using the Library

Connect with the materials you need. Learn about borrowing books and equipment, access and privileges, computing services and more!

Borrowing Books and Equipment

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    Borrow, Renew, Return

    UCLA Library holds a vast collection of physical items accessible to both UCLA and non-UCLA users, ranging from books to laptops.
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    Equipment Lending

    The UCLA Library lends laptops and other technology equipment to the UCLA community.
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    Course Reserves Information for Students

    Looking to access course reserves for your class? Here's where to find them.
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    Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

    Our interlibrary loan (ILL) service enables Bruins to obtain materials not physically available in UCLA libraries.
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    Requesting Items Stored in the SRLF

    Requests for items stored in the SRLF — which houses a variety of materials from multiple UC campuses — can be made both in person and online.
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    Document Delivery

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

Access and Privileges

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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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    Print, Copy, Scan

    Check out our options for self-service printing, scanning and copying of materials in campus libraries.
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    Paying for Fines and Fees

    Learn how to pay fines and fees from both the UCLA Library and other UC libraries.
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    Accessibility Resources

    Library staff members work to ensure that all materials, programs and services are accessible to users with disabilities.
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    Services for the General Public

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

    These Library policies and procedures provide guidance for conduct, borrowing, copyright and more.

Computers and Computing Services

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    Connecting from Off-Campus

    Learn how to use a VPN or proxy server to access UCLA Library resources from off-campus.
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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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    Virtual Desktop

    Bruins with an internet connection can access our virtual Windows desktops, loaded with a plethora of software and programs.
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    Lux Lab

    With 3D printers and laser cutters, the Lux Lab serves as a hub for emerging technology at UCLA.

Library Spaces and Facilities

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