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 provides technology services and shared equipment loans to UCLA students, staff and faculty in support of learning and research activities at seven Library locations across campus.
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    Course Reserves

    Wondering how the Library can help provide access to your course materials? Check out our resources for students and instructors on how to request, manage and access course reserves.
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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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