All Special Collections & Archives materials are stored in an environmentally controlled, secured area and all users must register and place requests to see the materials. Once you have registered and placed your request, come into the library and bring a photo ID. We will pull the materials for you when you arrive.
Register and create your Special Collections Research Account, and log in to your account: https://spcoll-request.ucsd.edu/logon.
All SC&A materials are cataloged in Roger and will be identified with the location: Special Collections. For tips on searching Roger, consult the page "How to Find and Request Special Collections Materials."
Special Collections & Archives is located on the main floor of Geisel Library
Hours: M-F, 9-5; 9-7 on Wednesdays during the quarter
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Encompassing UC San Diego's Mandeville Special Collections and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives, Special Collections & Archives houses a wide range of rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, artworks, recordings, and archives. These primary source materials support UCSD's instructional and research programs, and distinguish UCSD's library collections from all other research universities.
Special Collections focuses on building its collections in concert with UCSD’s academic programs to build comprehensive research collections around specific subjects. Areas of exceptional strength include:
Digitization has made many of UCSD’s special collections more widely accessible. Search or browse the digital library collections here: http://library.ucsd.edu/dc