Interlibrary borrowing and lending
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The following services are available for UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff to request materials not available at UC Berkeley. Other patrons with valid UC Berkeley library cards, such as Alumni borrowing card holders, should use their public library's interlibrary services.
Interlibrary Borrowing Service (IBS)
The Interlibrary Borrowing Service assists UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff request books, articles and other materials not available (e.g. the material is in-use, in process, missing, at the bindery, not owned) at UC Berkeley using Melvyl and other IBS tools.
Use My ILL to view the status of your ILL requests.
International borrowing is now available to UC Berkeley faculty and currently enrolled graduate students.
BAKER (includes LBNL and DSP patrons)
BAKER is a fee-based document delivery service available to UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and graduate students. BAKER also has a special agreement with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and provides free services to UC Berkeley students with a print disability who have been pre-authorized by the Disabled Students’ Program (DSP).
Research Library Cooperative Program (RLCP)
RLCP is a cooperative agreement between UC Berkeley, Stanford and UT Austin, allowing UC Berkeley faculty, academic staff and graduate students to request interlibrary services directly from Stanford and UT Austin.