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Departmental Library Furniture

Read background and guidelines for purchasing furniture for your departmental library.

Departmental library furniture includes but is not limited to solid-wood tables and chairs and book carts, computer kiosks, bookshelves, and magazine racks. See the table below to find the supplier of these items.

Note: To view and order furniture products online, visit Oracle Procurement.

Sustainable Criteria

The University of California’s Sustainable Procurement Guidelines (“Guidelines”) lay out the minimum for sustainability.  See Table 1 - Category Specific Green Spend Criteria for Indoor Furniture.

Buyer tip: You must observe the State of California, Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation TB-133 (PDF) regarding furniture construction and fabrics when buying furniture for public areas such as the Price Center, libraries, classrooms, and faculty or student lounges. Ask the vendor for industrial- or institutional-quality products. Home-use quality is not recommended.

Type of library furniture

  • Wooden tables
  • Chairs
  • Book carts
  • Computer kiosks
  • Bookshelves
  • Magazine racks

Note: If you are ordering furniture for a UCSD library, contact Professional Buyer Alma Mendoza, (858) 822-4390. Information on this page is for use by general campus departments.

Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services & Support portal or call us at (858) 534-9494.
Notice: Vendors listed on this page have provided furniture-related goods and services to UCSD in the past. However, other than Steelcase and STORE, this listing is not intended as an endorsement by UCSD Purchasing.