Read an introduction to the campus libraries for undergraduates.
NO NEED any more to set up your computer for off campus access to library databases. It's automatic! but--use links from the Library home page, or download the EZProxy bookmarklet
Need a map of the campus libraries?
Each library has its own hours. Click on the calendar for each library to view a month at a time.
There are two ways to connect to library resources from off-campus using the new library proxy:
More information is on the EZProxy guide.
The campus VPN provides an alternate method for off-campus access.
The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research recognizes excellence in undergraduate research projects that show evidence of significant inquiry using the library, its resources, and collections and learning about the research and information-gathering process itself.
If UCB does not own the item you need, we will borrow it for you from another library, if possible. We need a specific citation (example, for books - title, author, date of publication, publisher; for articles, title, author, journal/publication title, date, page numbers).
If you are in MELVYL and find the record for an item UCB doesn't own, click on the "Request" button to initiate the request.
If the item isn't owned by another UC, pull down the "Libraries to search" menu in MELVYL to "Libraries Worldwide" and re-try the search. If you find the item, click on the "Request" button to initiate the request.