Winter Holiday Library Closure: Starting Friday Dec. 21 at 8pm and re-opening Wednesday Jan. 2 at 7:45am.

Interlibrary Services for Libraries

UCSF students, faculty and staff: Please visit the Request Materials page.

  • The information below is for other libraries and non-UCSF patrons
  • If you are an individual who needs materials from the UCSF Library, please place an interlibrary loan request at any US or overseas library to which you have access, or visit Loansome Doc


We accept requests via

  • OCLC
  • Docline
  • Loansome Doc
  • email

Loan period

  • 4 weeks
  • 4-week renewals


Type of Institution Loans Copies
California academic/public libraries and all health sciences libraries $11 $11
All other US non-health libraries (academic/public, non-profit, corporate, etc.) $21 $21
International libraries (loans not available) N/A $21

Loansome Doc Fee Rush
$20 $25

Billing and Shipping


  • IFM
  • EFTS
  • Invoice

Paying Invoices

  • Checks
  • Money orders
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express


  • US First Class mail for loans
  • Email for copies

Contact Us

UCSF Library
Interlibrary Services
530 Parnassus Avenue, Room 311
San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

Phone: (415) 476-8383
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