Borrowing Library Materials | MLML/MBARI Research Library


Most Books, maps, and CD/DVDs circulate. Journals and rare materials may be used in the library only.

Checkout Periods:
  • MBARI employees & MLML graduate students, staff, and faculty: 1 year, 3 renewals
  • Undergraduates, visiting researchers and MBARI interns: circulation period aligns with time at MLML (e.g. semester or summer)
  • Other CSU: days through CSU+ 
  • Non-affiliates: Request to borrow our circulating materials via interlibrary loan through a public library or an academic library with which you are affiliated.

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Borrow materials from 23 other CSU libraries using CSU+. CSU+ is a new resource-sharing system that allows you to request from over 29 million books held by any of the 23 California State University libraries and have them delivered to MLML within 2-7 days. Look for the "Resource Sharing Request Link" in OneSearch to request.

CSU+ books circulate for 60 days (no renewals) and media circulate for 30 days (no renewals).

Not available in CSU+? Access articles and books from libraries worldwide using Interlibrary Loan.

Document Delivery

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