All requests for Special Collections materials are now made through the Special Collections Request System (Aeon) which was implemented on December 6, 2017.

All Special Collections researchers must now use a Special Collections Request (Aeon) account to:

The Special Collections Request System offers additional features for researchers, including the ability to:

  • Track the status of requests
  • Access research history, including past requests
  • Add personal tags to projects
  • Submit and approve duplication orders online

Anyone can create a free Aeon account to conduct research at Special Collections. See more instructions below.

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Please note: all requests for Special Collections materials are made through Aeon, the UC Davis Special Collections Request System.  We no longer accept paper call slips or paper order forms.