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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library's services and resources. Here's how.

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This guide was created for the Principal Leadership Institute Thesis Seminar

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

While the UC Berkeley Library provides access to thousands of online resources (ejournals, ebooks, databases, etc.) most of them are only available to authorized users (current faculty, students and staff and, in most cases, on-site visitors).

Without the right set up that allows you to authenticate, you will be locked out of these resources.

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Freely Available Resources for Research

For research resources that are freely available to the public, consult the Freely Available Resources for Research guide. In particular, see ERIC from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education.

No authentication needed

No further authentication needed if you are

  • logged into a computer connected to a UC Berkeley IP address
  • connecting via AirBears or eduroam
  • using a public workstation in a UC Berkeley Library
  • Or connected via the VPN

More on EZProxy

The EZProxy bookmarklet adds the library's EZProxy prefix to a URL. Use it to access library resources from off campus.

To set up the EZProxy you will need to make sure your browser is configured to:

  • Allow pop-up windows.
  • Accept third-party cookies.
  • Enable javascript.

The bookmarklet can be added iOS, Android and most browsers including Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE.

Drag the EZproxy UCB link to your browser's Bookmark toolbar.

EZproxy UCB

Note: Mac Mojave OS Chrome users will need to install an EZProxy extension.

For complete instructions go to: EZproxy guide

If you used to log in via the old proxy be sure to disable it on your browser. Consult Remove the old proxy from a browser guide for instructions.

Test your access

Stovall, D. (2006). We can Relate: Hip-Hop Culture, Critical Pedagogy, and the Secondary Classroom. Urban Education, 41(6), 585–602.

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Information for K-12 Teachers

California residents currently teaching in California public schools are eligible to receive a free library card. For more information see Information for K-12 Teachers.