Borrow and Request
Get the research materials you need
Your library account affords you a variety of borrowing privileges and access to research materials worldwide. We also loan equipment for use in the library, including calculators, whiteboards and chargers, so you can keep your study or research momentum going while you’re here.
Anyone may apply for an account at the UC Davis library. We offer courtesy and fee-based library account types, depending on your affiliation status.
Borrow, Renew, Return
Find out how long you can borrow materials, our policies for renewing or recalling materials, and ways to return the items you’ve borrowed.
Borrow, don’t buy! Get your course materials at the library.
Request Books and Articles
Getting materials from UC Davis or another library is easy. You can also request scans of articles, ship library materials to your home (for free!), or suggest a purchase to add to our collections.
Equipment and Lockers
We offer a variety of tools and study aids for check out and use in the library: charging lockers, battery packs, whiteboards, headphones, calculators and more.
Services for People with Disabilities
The UC Davis Library is committed to providing equal access to disabled users as articulated in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Users with disability-related needs are encouraged to request accommodations.
Services for Remote Sites
Library services are available for UC Davis faculty, staff, and graduate students who are working at sites beyond the Davis/Sacramento area.