Just getting started? About Our Collections will introduce you to the scope of our holdings.
Want a reproduction for reference or publication? Reproduction & Publication will tell you how.
Search the Library's holdings to discover materials on your subject:
Use Online Archive of California to see collection guides for many archival collections:
Use UCSC's Digital Collections to view digitized materials from Special Collections & Archives:
IMPORTANT information on requesting materials stored OFFSITE
All items with the assigned location Special Collections NRLF are stored offsite (at the Northern Regional Library Facility) and may require advance notice of a week or more in order to arrange access. Special Collections items are only shipped from NRLF once per week, on Wednesday afternoons. Your request must be received by 3pm on Monday for delivery that same week. Here's how to order these materials:
Interested in hiring an independent local researcher?
If you are unable to come to UCSC Special Collections & Archives personally to examine materials, consider hiring a local researcher. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a current list of independent researchers who are available for hire.
If you prefer to hire a UCSC student to assist you with your research, you may post a job through UCSC's Career Center.