The University Library provides a range of services to people with disabilities. Whenever possible, services are integrated into regular library activities.
Services Available through the University Library
For more information on Library article databases, visit the Library Resources and ADA accessibility page.
To check the availability of UCSC materials, please search the online catalog, or call:
To arrange for pickup of print materials, please email Circulation staff or call:
DRC-registered students may designate another person to borrow library materials on their behalf. Information on proxy borrowing, along with the proxy card application, can be found on the Patron Borrowing Categories page.
Renew Library Materials
You may renew items from the regular collection online (https://cruzcat.ucsc.edu/patroninfo) or over the phone:
For research assistance, you may call the Information Services Desk at (831) 459-5171 or email a question to Ask a Librarian.
You may request a longer loan period for reserve materials in order to use them with special reading equipment. Contact the University Library Reserves staff for assistance.
by phone, via the Circulation Desk: (831) 459-5185 (McHenry) or (831) 459-5300 (Science & Engineering)
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Service animals are welcome in the University Library. In order to help maintain a productive and safe environment for all Library users and staff, service animals must be in physical proximity with their handler and under handler control at all times. Service animals may not be left unattended by their handler at any time.
The University Library adaptive workstations are available in:
Adaptive Workstation Hardware and Software information:
Floppy / Zip / CD-RW drives (allows you to write to disks; i.e., CD burner)
To access the adaptive workstations: