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.

Visit aeon.library.ucdavis.edu to get started!

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.

 

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About Registration

Registration is free and easy. All users of Special Collections materials must register as a researcher prior to viewing or requesting materials. Materials in Special Collections are non-circulating and may ...

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Registration for UC Davis Students, Faculty and Staff (Kerberos Account)

1. Go to aeon.library.ucdavis.edu 2. Choose Aeon Logon for UC Davis Faculty, Staff and Students and click Logon. 3. Enter your Kerberos username and password. 4. Click the First Time Users ...

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Registration for Non-UC Davis affiliates

1. Go to aeon.library.ucdavis.edu 2. Choose Aeon Logon for Non-UC Davis Affiliates Only and click Logon. 3. Click the First Time Users button. 4. Scroll down to read the first time user registration ...

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About Requesting Materials

You must have an Aeon account to request Special Collections materials. We have integrated Aeon into our Library Search catalog and online finding aids on the Online Archive of California (OAC). We ...

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How to request materials from the Library Search Catalog

1. Use Library Search catalog for Special Collections materials. 2. ​Look for the SPECIAL COLLECTIONS link under the “Get It” section of the page. 3. Click on the SPECIAL COLLECTIONS link to initiate ...

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How to request Special Collections materials from a finding aid (OAC)

1. Manuscript and University Archives collections have finding aids on the Online Archive of California (OAC). 2. Via Library Search, under “Links” click the “OAC finding aid” link at the ...

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About Duplication Services and Permissions to Use

Use your Aeon account to request photocopies or scanned images of collection materials, as well as request permission to use images or text. Requests can be placed remotely or from within the ...

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Requesting Photocopies or Scans

To request duplication of materials in Special Collections follow these steps: 1. Locate the item’s record in the Library Search Catalog or from the finding aid on the ...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Duplication/Permissions

How do I order a reproduction of an item I found online? Follow the steps outlined in the Requesting Photocopies or Scans page.   What constitutes “personal research use” versus ...