Is UCLA Library open to public?
Library locations will remain closed to the general public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Special access restrictions apply to the Law Library and specific portions of other libraries. Access is restricted to the UCLA community in Night Powell and other 24-hour study spaces.
How do I get a UCLA Library card?
With an annual gift of $250, users can join the UCLA Library Associates and obtain a complimentary library card. Present your confirmation email to the Biomedical or Young Research Library circulation desk to obtain your library card.
Can UCLA alumni use the library?
UCLA and UC Alumni Members of the UCLA Alumni Association or other UC Alumni Associations are eligible for a free library card. To obtain a library card, present proof of your current membership status to any UCLA Library circulation desk.
How many libraries does UCLA have?
The UCLA Library System is spread over 12 libraries, 12 other archives, reading rooms, research centers and the Southern Regional Library Facility, which serves as a remote storage facility for southern UC campuses.
Can I check out books from the UCLA library?
How do I check out books? You can check out books with your Bruincard, which also serves as your library card. Your library number is your student ID number (nine digits on the front of your card) plus the number on the back of your Bruincard. All UCLA users can borrow up to 200 items at a time.
How do I borrow books from the UCLA library?
Step-by-Step Instructions to Borrow a Book
- Record the location and call number of the book you want (as listed in UC Library Search).
- Go to the location and find the book.
- If the book is not on the shelf, ask library staff to search for it, either in-person at the circulation desk or through an online form.
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What is the name of the main library at UCLA?
Powell Library is the main college undergraduate library on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Powell Library is also known as the College Library.