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Faculty Services

Place Items on Reserve


Place books, eBooks, articles, and more on reserve for your class.

You can put your course materials on reserve at the library.

Reserve items are kept behind the Library Services Desk and are available for shorter checkout periods.

Request Library Teaching Support


Request library support for your course.

UCSC Library archivists, digital scholarship specialists, and librarians offer a variety of teaching support services.

Recommend a Purchase

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Order books or other media not owned by the Library.

We can purchase materials needed for your research and/or academic instruction support.

Designate a Proxy Borrower

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Learn about proxy borrowing and fill out the application.

Have someone helping with library research or need them to pick up library items for you? UCSC Faculty can designate proxy borrowers to borrow materials in their name.

Data Management

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Learn more about research data management support.

We assist with strategies and tools for organizing, managing, and preserving research data throughout the research data life cycle.


Open Access & Publishing Tools

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Learn about UC open access policy and publishing tools.

UC open access policies reserve your right to make your articles and conference papers available in an open access repository.

Contact a Research Librarian

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Contact us directly with your questions.

Contact a Research Librarian for in-depth research support or collections questions.

Digital Scholarship Services

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Learn about our digital scholarship services.

Get support creating digital assignments, digital project consultation, and digital research practices.