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Welcome to The Bancroft Library's Special Collections Request System

All Bancroft materials are non-circulating and may only be viewed in The Bancroft Library Reading Room.

Starting November 6, 2023, existing CalNet users will need to log in and verify their account information.

Requests to view, duplicate, or publish material from The Bancroft Library must be made through Aeon, our Special Collections Request System. Register for a free Aeon account below. With your Aeon account you can submit requests to view, duplicate, and/or publish Bancroft collection material via our library catalog (UC Library Search); our finding aids on the Online Archive of California (OAC); or manually through your Aeon account. You can also track the status of current requests and access detailed information about past requests.

New Users: please select your affiliation below and click Login. You will be prompted to create an account on the following page.

UC Berkeley Researchers

UC Berkeley researchers include current students, faculty, and staff.

Use your CalNet ID to login.

Non-UC Berkeley Researchers

All other researchers not currently affiliated with UC Berkeley.