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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) enables UCI students, faculty, and staff to borrow materials from other libraries. For material found in UC Library Search, but not available at UCI, sign in to your library account and request it from another UC Library.

For material found in WorldCat but not UC Library Seearch, submit a request using the Blank ILL Request Form, available on the UCI Interlibrary Loan website.


To get help with any of these databases, or if you have problems logging in contact:

  • Mitchell Brown
  • 230 Science Library
  • Office: 949-824-9732


UC Library Search

How to Find Chemistry Books & Other Materials

Library Search, WorldCat & Other catalogs

•  Call numbers and locations of books and journals
•  Chemistry call numbers begin with QD.
•  QD books are located in the Science Library, 4th floor Bar.
•  Bound journals are shelved by call number in the Science Library Drum
•  QD1-272 are on the 4th Floor
•  QD273-999 are on the 5th Floor
•  Current journal issues are shelved by title in the Current Periodicals Room on the 2nd floor of the Science Library

Electronic Books

Electronic book holdings for UC Irvine libraries are searchable in Library Search.

CRCNetBase Electronic Books

The top websites and resources for chemistry and chemical information.
* UC Irvine access only