Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

How to Make an ILL Request (for Borrowing Libraries)

(not for UCSB Faculty, Staff, or Students use)

Interlibrary Loan requests may be initiated via OCLC, fax, mail, Ariel, email or through our Online Request Forms. We prefer OCLC, or our Online Request Forms. Please include your contact phone number, fax, or email with each request.  Copyright compliance must be indicated on each photocopy request.

Email: illend [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
OCLC: CUT
Phone: (805) 893-7126
Fax: (805) 893-5290
Ariel: no longer in use

Mailing Address

ILL Lending / Davidson Library
525 University Center Road
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010

Charges 

We loan items to international and domestic academic institutions; museum, public and government libraries. We are not a fee based (for profit) document delivery service. Our charges help cover the staffing/shipping costs of loan and photocopy requests.

Lending Charges (USD$ only)

Loan/Domestic $20 per request
Loan/International To cover the added shipping charges, we suggest you set your maximum cost to $(US)50 per request
Photocopy $10 per request up to 50 exposures
-- additional exposures $0.15 per exposure past 50

Payments using IFM (via OCLC) are preferred.  We also accept equivalent payment in IFLA vouchers.  All other requests will be billed via invoice. Payment by credit card cannot be accepted at this time. You must specify the maximum amount you wish to pay for each request.

Shipping 

All loaned items are shipped via UPS or Federal Express if customs allows (please include a street address on your request if possible). Will rush deliver if your courier account number accompanies the request. Photocopies can be delivered via Ariel or PDF.

Returns 

All items must be returned insured via traceable courier (UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.). NEVER return items via U.S. Mail library rate.

Courier Address (FedEx, UPS, etc.)

ILL Lending / Davidson Library
525 University Center Road
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010

Submit an ILL request via our Online Request Forms