Charles E. Young Research Library

Desktop Computers

Computers are available in the main Reading Room, the A-level Study Commons, and a few other places throughout the Research Library for short-term use in accessing the UCLA Library Catalog, other online catalogs, and licensed electronic resources. A limited number (mostly those on the first floor "street" between the Reading Room and the Research Commons) are accessible by the general public with no login. The rest require a UCLA Logon ID to access. Printing is available using a UCLA BruinCard. Computers in the stacks on the third, fourth, and fifth floors can be used to access the UCLA Library Catalog only.

Laptop Lending

UCLA students, faculty, and staff who need to use a computer for an extended period of time or with more software options are encouraged to check out a laptop. The laptop loan service point is located near the end of the "street" on the first floor.

Using Your Own Laptop

Wireless Internet access is available throughout the building. Further information on how to connect to the Internet using your own laptop is available online.

Connect from Off-Campus

To access Library databases and online subscription sources from off-campus, you must first set up one of the UCLA authentication systems on your computer.