Giving to the Library
Donating Materials

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if the UCLA Library will want the materials I am planning to donate?

The UCLA Library collects materials in the areas of the arts, humanities, life and physical sciences, medicine, social sciences, and technology. Subject specialists are available to review potential donations.

Does the UCLA Library want journals?

In general, the Library accepts only those issues that fill in gaps in existing journal runs.

Where do I take my donations?

Arrangements will be made upon acceptance.

Do you keep all materials donated to the Library?

Those items not kept for the collections may be donated to the UCLA Library Staff Association annual book sale or to other charitable organizations.

For questions about the general gifts policy, please contact the Library Gifts Section at 310.794.4019 or UCLA Gift Services at 310.794.3422