If Berkeley does not own a publication, you can borrow it from an external library by requesting an interlibrary loan.
This is a free service to Berkeley faculty, staff, and students, and you make an order through the Interlibrary Borrowing Service request form.
If it’s a print book, a copy will be delivered to the Doe Library for pick up. For journal articles, we email you a PDF copy of the paper. This service takes 1-2 weeks, sometimes longer.
We offer two ways to access UCB licensed library resources from off-campus:
When accessing a library licensed resource via links found on OskiCat, Start your Search, or our Databases A-Z list, you will be prompted to authenticate via CalNet or via your PIN / Cal 1 card number. If you normally search via non-licensed UCB resources (such as Google Scholar), you may need to install our bookmarklet in order to authenticate.
Note: EZProxy will replace the library's previous proxy solution. More information on EZProxy can be found on our EZProxy guide.