Information for Institutions

General Policy

Loans and copies are provided to other academic, public, government, and non-profit libraries according to the national and international Interlibrary Loan codes. For-profit institutions and commercial document delivery vendors are not eligible for these services.

Submitting Requests

OCLC and/or Docline is the preferred method for sending requests. If you do not have access to OCLC or Docline, complete an ALA form and send it to


In general loans are $11.00 for libraries or institutions within the state of California; $20.00 for loans to libraries outside the state of California; $20.00 to $40.00 for loans outside the United States. Photocopies range from $11.00 to $20.00. Fees may vary depending on shipping method and distance. To view the current fee schedule, click here.

Interlibrary Loan Contact Information

UC San Diego Library Interlibrary Loan
Address: Interlibrary Loan Services
UC San Diego, Geisel Library 
9500 Gilman Drive 0175-A
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
OCLC Symbol: CUS
Phone: 858-534-2528
FAX: 858-534-1256