Special Collections materials do not circulate and can only be consulted in one of our reading rooms.
- Research Library Special Collections materials are accessed in the Ahmanson-Murphy reading room.
- History and Special Collections for the Sciences materials are accessed in the Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for Medicine and the Sciences reading room.
Please select your requested materials and provide a date for your research visit. We do not accept appointments and we are unable to guarantee seating arrangements.
You may have 25 active requests in your account at a time, but due to space constraints, the following paging limits are enforced:
- Retrieval of off-site holdings is limited to 5 boxes/items per day
- Retrieval of on-site holdings is limited to 5 boxes/items per hour
If you would like to see the material in a particular order, please indicate this in the “Special Requests” field.
You can review your selections by clicking the “Submit Request” button.