Online catalog of the largest library in the world, with over 162 million books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, music, recordings, images, and electronic resources. Library of Congress cataloging dates back to 1898.
Catalog of books and journals published before 1956, compiled from American library records. 754 volumes. In addition to the digitized version, see also UCB holdings: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b12909853~S1
Reading Call Numbers by Section
To read a call number, take each section one at a time: BF 1556 .Z66 2010
Read the 1st line in alphabetical order: A, B, BF, C, D, DC...
Read the 2nd line as a whole number: 1, 2, 3, 32, 100, 101, 1000, 1100, 1156, 2000, 3000...
First read the 3rd line alphabetically. Then read the following number as a decimal: .C51, .D49, .Z616, .Z66, .Z8
The last line is the year, and is read in chronological order: 1989, 1992, 2000, 2010, 2016
OskiCat's Request Button
No time to go hunting around the library stacks to find the books you need? Use OskiCat's request feature. Once you find the book you want, click (this button will only appear when an item can be requested). Authenticate yourself with CalNet, and follow the prompts. OskiCat will ask you where you want the book(s) delivered to. You will get an email when the books are ready to be picked up (usually within 1-3 days).
You can also use this button to:
Request materials from NRLF
Place holds on items that are checked out
Place holds on an item that has the status "in-process" which means it is being cataloged.
Campus Library Map (interactive)
Berkeley holds an impressive array of physical resources across the campus, found throughout the University Library's 25 libraries and nine affiliates. Click on each library below to find out how many physical items are included in its collection.