Book and Journal Delivery Between UCSF Campuses

Book and Journal Delivery Between UCSF Campuses

Request delivery of books and circulating bound journals between the libraries at Parnassus, Mission Bay, and SFGH.

To obtain items not owned by UCSF, see Interlibrary Borrowing.

Request Delivery

For circulating bound journals:

For books:

  • Search for the book in the UCSF Library Catalog.
  • Click on the Request Item button at the top of the page.
  • Enter your name and the 14-digit barcode number from your campus ID or library card, choose a pickup location, and click Submit.

Pick Up Your Materials

  • You will receive an email when the item is ready for pick-up.
  • Most items arrive within 2-3 business days, excluding weekends and holidays.
  • If you have not received a pick-up notification after 7 days, contact the Service Desk at your preferred pickup location:
      - Parnassus Library: (415) 476-2336
      - Mission Bay Library: (415) 514-4060
      - San Francisco General Hospital Library: (415) 206-3114


  • You must have a current UCSF Library Borrower Account to make a request.
  • Requests must be for circulating items owned by the UCSF Library.
  • Standard loan periods apply. For more information, view Borrowing Rules.

More Information

Contact the Parnassus Service Desk by email or phone (415) 476-2336.