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Access to Online Library Resources & Help
Set up your off-campus access to library resources (databases, online journals, etc.) using the Library proxy or Library VPN.
(This page has both set-up and troubleshooting information).
UCB Wi-Fi Options include Eduroam and CalVisitor:
Eduroam, the preferred network for UCB, allows you to access UC Berkeley online resources both at UCB, and while at participating institutions worldwide.
Eduroam requires you to set a WiFi Key.
CalVisitor, UCB's public WiFi network, requires CalNet authentication each time you try to access a licensed resource.
Need help with the above? Students may contact Student Tech Services at 510-642-4357 or firstname.lastname@example.org; anyone may contact the Public Health/Optometry Librarian.
- Email the Public Health Librarian/Interim Optometry Liaison to schedule a meeting (in person or Zoom) for help with researching a topic, finding online articles, books, data, etc., citation management, etc.
- The Public Health Librarian/Interim Optometry Liaison offers help during office hours at the BPH DREAM Office, 2220 BWW Bldg., Tuesdays 4-530; Thursdays 130-3; email me for Zoom alternative.
- "Ask a Librarian" 24/7 Chat reference is also available.
Ask a Librarian 24/7 Chat
Writing Help @UCB
Here is a short list of sources of writing help available to UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty:
Excellent collection of guides on writing, including citing/attribution, citation styles, grammar and punctuation, academic writing, and much more.
Berkeley Writing: College Writing Programs
"Our philosophy includes small class size, careful attention to building your critical reading and thinking skills along with your writing, personalized attention, and a great deal of practice writing and revising." Website has a Writing Resources Database
Graduate Writing Center, Berkeley Graduate Division
Assists graduate students in the development of academic skills necessary to successfully complete their programs and prepare for future positions. Workshops and online consultations are offered on topics such as academic writing, grant writing, dissertation writing
, thesis writing
, editing, and preparing articles for publication, in addition to writing groups and individual consultations.
Nature Masterclass on Scientific Writing and Publishing
For Postdocs, Visiting Scholars, and Visiting Student Researchers with active, approved appointments, and current UC Berkeley graduate students who are new to publishing or wish to refresh their skills. Part 1: Writing a Research Paper; Part 2: Publishing a Research Paper; Part 3: Writing and Publishing a Review Paper. Offered by Visiting Researcher Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) program; complete this form to gain access.
IEEE English for Technical Professionals This link opens in a new window
An interactive course to advance technical communications skills when speaking, reading, and writing English. Replaces IEEE English for Engineers.
Writing Tutoring @ Berkeley Public Health DREAM Office
On-campus Public Health grad students (only) can contact the BPH DREAM Office (email@example.com) for information on tutoring sessions such as Citing, Quoting, Paraphrasing; Essay Planning/Staying Organized; How to Read & Digest Academic Writing; and more.