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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.
Limit by library location, date, language, publication format, etc.
See item availability
Find course reserve material (by course or instructor)
Save and email search results
View items checked up and renew items online
Request items checked out
Melvyl: locate materials at Berkeley and other campuses in the UC system.
Search for materials at all the UC libraries
Click REQUEST in the detailed view of a catalog record prompt you to fill out a form to request the item through our Interlibrary Loan office.
Automatically format citations for your bibliography
Export citations to EndNote or RefWorks
Interlibrary Borrowing: Berkeley students are eligible to use books and articles from other libraries around the United States.Check OskiCat to make sure UC Berkeley does not own the material you want.Provide a full and accurate bibliographic citation, including author, title, place and date of publication, and series. More on interlibrary borrowing
The Library offers over 100 e-book and e-text collections in specific subject areas. For more, consult the Finding eBooks at Berkeleyguide.
Full-text access to over 1000 scholarly journals, including more than 2 million articles, from a wide range of disciplines. Current issues from journals (the most recent 3-5 years) are generally not available in JSTOR. [dates vary].
Several hundred digitized scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences. [1993 - present]
Topics include literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others. Books are available in PDF format, searchable and retrievable to the chapter level, with no restrictions on downloading or printing.
Ebook platform with access to hundreds academic publishers. The individual ebooks in this collection are also listed in OskiCat and Melvyl.
A database of more than 77,000 complete e-books covering 16 key subject areas including: business and economics, computers and IT, literature and linguistics, history, political science, and more. (These e-books are also listed in OskiCat and Melvyl.)