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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.

Letters & Sciences W1 2020: Getting Started

Introduction to Library Research

The Library Can Save You Time and Money!

The UCB Library is here to support your learning and research and librarians are here to help you.  NEVER pay for an article or book until you've asked us whether we can help you get it - either from our collections or through interlibrary loan from another library.  See the "Help" tab for all the ways you can reach us!

Off Campus Access to Library Resources

When you are doing online research, it's best to start with the Library home page; then when you access links in OskiCat or library databases, you will be asked to login with Calnet ID and passphrase.

If you search google for books, journals, etc. - you will not be able to access full text unless you use the EZ proxy bookmarklet.  Add this to your bookmarks bar and then click on it any time you use a link that was not found via the UCB Library web site (such as Google).

More information available on the EZproxy guide.

The campus VPN provides an alternate method for off-campus access.