Access to UCLA Collections
The UCLA Library is planning to resume onsite services for current UCLA students, faculty and staff at most Library locations on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Library locations will remain closed to the general public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the banner at the top of the page for further updates and details. If you are interested in borrowing Library materials, please check with your local library for interlibrary loan service availability, procedures and costs.
- Print and microform collections may be viewed on-site by visitors.
- Borrowing requires a UCLA Library card.
- Access to some collections requires a free Access Only card.
- Remote access to print and microform collections may be available in a number of ways:
- Interlibrary loan: Your local library can borrow UCLA materials and loan them to you. Check with your local library for interlibrary loan service availability, procedures, and costs.
- UCLA Document Delivery: A cost-recovery service which will scan journal articles and mail them to you. (The Library cannot provide scanned copies of entire books or journals.)
- Special Collections materials: See Special Collections Reproductions for all requests concerning collections in Library Special Collections.
- Online collections are available to all users while physically on-campus.
- Off-campus access to online collections is only available to current UCLA students, faculty, and staff.
No ID Required
Access-Only Card Required
Borrowing Card Required
The following services are available only to current UCLA students, faculty, and staff:
- Off-campus access to online subscription sources
- Laptop checkout
- Group study rooms and other reservable spaces
- Access to 24-hour study spaces
- Interlibrary loan (borrow materials from beyond UCLA)