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POLI SCI 146A: African Politics: Library Logistics

How to Access Online Resources

There are three ways to connect to library resources from off-campus.

  1. Go to OskiCatDatabases A-Z list, eJournals (UC eLinks) list, and other library websites to look up licensed (subscribed) resources. Links listed on these sites prompt users to login with CalNet.
  2. To access licensed (subscribed) library resources found via non-UCB sites such as Google, Google Scholar, email links, Twitter, etc, you can add the EZproxy bookmarklet to your browser's toolbar. Then, whenever you land on a licensed library resource, click on the EZproxy bookmarklet to enable authentication.
  3. You can also download the campus VPN (Virtual Private Network) client to access licensed resources. 

Library Prize for Undergraduate Research

Students sitting at table 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.

Printing and Scanning in the Libraries

All libraries on campus are equipped with "bookscan stations," which allow you to:

  • scan documents and save them to a USB drive, or
  • scan documents and then send them to a printer.  You cannot email a scanned document from a bookscan station.

Scanning to a USB drive is free.  Moffitt Copy Center sells flash drives.

Scanning documents to print is 8 cents a page (color printing: 60 cents a page).picture of open book

In order to send documents to the printer from any of the public computers in the libraries, you must have the following:

  • A document that's on the Web or attached to your email (the public computers in the libraries will not open files from a USB or other drive)
  • A Cal 1 Card, with money loaded onto the debit account (go here to make a deposit to your Cal 1 Card account).  
    This is not the same as meal plan points! Your Cal 1 Card debit account is a separate fund on your card.

Have more questions? There's more info here.

Campus Library Map

Click on the image below to see a larger version of the campus library map.

For library contact information and building addresses, visit our directory.

Wireless Printing

To use our wireless printing service from a laptop:
  1. Open a web-browser and go to http://webprint.berkeley.edu
  2. Click print and enter your calnet ID before clicking "Log In"
  3. Click on the "Library" link to select the domain-bw printing queue
  4. After selecting a file and clicking "Continue" through the printing defaults, wait for your job to be Submitted
  5. After you have seen the job successfully "Submitted", click "Submit Job to Printer"
  6. Once you have completed this process you can go to any print release station in the Doe, Main or Moffitt libraries and release your print job.
To use an iOS or Android Device
  1. Go to you favorite app store on your device
  2. Search for "PrinterOn" in the store and install the app
  3. Follow these instructions for iOS - http://www.printeron.com/blog/using-the-printeron-ios-app-to-print-a-webpage/
  4. More information on Andorid printinghttp://www.printeron.com/apps/mobile-printing-apps/android-printing-app.html
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