Energy and Resources Group: Get Started

Energy resources at the UC Berkeley Libraries.

Get Started Energy

Materials on energy are located in many libraries on campus. Digital collections span all subjects and are available 24/7, wherever you are. Search library resources for books, ebooks, articles, conference proceedings, patents, properties, news for print and electronic materials in the OskiCat catalog.

Current UCB faculty, students, staff and patrons in the library have access to licensed resources & material. Contact us if you have difficulty finding or accessing library resources. Use Recommend a title for purchase recommendations. Visit the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library for more resources. Bioscience Top Ten List.


Susan Koskinen
Bioscience Library
2101 VLSB
University of California, Berkeley

Access - energy

On campus wireless access use: Airbears 2: wireless access on campus.
Off-campus access to library resources is limited to current UCB faculty, staff and students.

Use one of the following:
Proxy Server
The proxy server will re-route your requests for licensed resources after authenticating you as a Berkeley student, faculty or staff member. You must configure your web browser to use it.

Proxy changes: see the Library's Proxy Server FAQ. iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch proxy server setup instructions.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
The VPN will establish a "tunnel" to our campus network, allowing you to access a broader variety of licensed resources.

Interlibrary Loan & Services

For UC Berkeley faculty, students and staff

Interlibrary borrowing
: obtain materials from other institutions; view My ILL Requests*

Research Library Cooperative Program (RLCP):
Directly borrow materials from Stanford and UT Austin. Check RLCP website for eligibility.

Baker Document Delivery
is a fee based Document Delivery Service for UCB faculty, staff, graduate students, and UCOP staff with current UCB library cards. To use Baker you must have a Baker account (see below). 

Copyright information: UC Berkeley, UC system-wide

For non-UC Berkeley users and institutions
Interlibrary lending
of original material: provides access to the holdings of the UC Berkeley Libraries to institutional borrowers in the United States and Canada.

Photoduplication services
: provides access to the holdings of the UC Berkeley Libraries to institutions and the general public.

Special Library Access document delivery services: provides access to the resources of the UC Berkeley Libraries for libraries, information centers, corporations, and other organizations on a subscriber basis.

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