Off-campus access is limited to current UCB faculty, staff and students. Choose one of the following methods:
When you click on a link to an article, database, etc., (in a browser or on a mobile device) you will be prompted to authenticate via CalNet.
When you click on a resource link found via a search engine or a non-UCB Library webpage, you will need to use a bookmarklet to access the licensed resource.
Proxy Server The old proxy server will remain available for a limited time.
Instructions to configure your browser for access to licensed resources.
Proxy Server FAQ
iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch setup instructions
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Download and install the VPN client to allow access the UC Berkeley licensed resources.
Before you can access Library resources from off campus make sure you have configured your computer with proxy server settings.
After you make a one-time change in your web browser settings, the proxy server will ask you to log in with a CalNet ID or Library PIN when you click on the link to a licensed resource.