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Research Library Cooperative Program

The Research Library Cooperative Program (RLCP) coordinates shared onsite and remote borrowing privileges between participating libraries: the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Winter Closure December 21, 2016-January 03, 2017

2016 RLCP final shipment schedule:
-2:00p.m. Monday, December 19, 2016 shipment sent to UCB of returned and requested loans
-10:00a.m.Tuesday, December 20, 2016 final shipment from UCB of Stanford requested materials

December 21, 2016: Final date for Stanford researchers to submit article requests to UC Berkeley RLCP.

Stanford Green Library and University of California Libraries will be open limited hours during winter closure. Return UCB RLCP materials to the Green Library main circulation desk. Request a return receipt. Do not return RLCP loaned volumes to branch libraries or campus bookdrops.

Processing RLCP requests and renewals submitted during winter closure and shipments between Stanford and UC Berkeley will resume on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

Stanford RLCP and Interlibrary Services wishes everyone a restful winter break.

Returning RLCP materials

Return RLCP materials to the designated place at your home library.

  • UC Berkeley: book return chute in the Circulation Desk of Doe Library
  • Stanford: Circulation Desk at Green Library
  • UT Austin: Interlibrary Service office

You are responsible for RLCP materials until they have been received by the library from which they were borrowed. You can ask for a receipt when you return your materials.  Please return items at least five working days before the due date to allow for shipping time.