Document Delivery Service

Last Modified January 8, 2021

We are providing free scans of book chapters and articles to current library card holders due to COVID-19. You can place your requests through Library Search by clicking Request Article/Chapter Scan once you’ve found the item you would like in Library Search. (Note: You must be signed into your account in Library Search to see this option.)

Physical delivery to departments of books is suspended until further notice but you can schedule an appointment to pickup items Curbside in Lot 2 or Front Entrance at Langson Library.

Contact if you have questions.


Document Delivery Service (DDS) delivers library materials to eligible UCI faculty, graduate students, and administrators on campus and at selected locations at the UCI Medical Center.

Schedule a Pickup Form

DDS Frequently Asked Questions

DDS requests can be placed electronically through the methods below.

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Books Melvyl Book Form (UC-eLinks)
Articles Melvyl Article Form (UC-eLinks)
Videos MRC Use & Booking Form N/A

DDS Cost and Fees

Photocopied or desktop delivery materials are charged at the rates below to your departmental recharge number (KFS number).  Recharge/KFS numbers are issued at the discretion of your department and are required when you sign up for DDS.

  • Printed materials: $3.50 per article (up to 20 pages) with a charge of $.20 per additional exposure.
  • Microform materials: $3.50 per article (up to 10 pages) with a charge of $.50 per additional exposure.

Delivery and pickup of books are offered at no charge.

Contact Us

Langson Library & Science Library
(949) 824-4364

Grunigen Medical Library
(714) 456-5581