Use OskiCat to locate materials related to your topic in UC Berkeley libraries. OskiCat will show you the location and availability of the items that we own.
To limit an OskiCat search to materials at the IGS Library, change Entire Collection to Institute of Governmental Studies.
Use Melvyl to locate materials at other UC system libraries (and other libraries worldwide). Click the REQUEST button on an item record to request the item through interlibrary loan.
Research help - Contact a librarian in person, by phone, by email or chat for assistance with your research.
Study spaces - Find study areas for students in Doe, Gardner (Main) Stacks and Moffitt Libraries.
ProQuest Social Sciences
Search social sciences indexes on the ProQuest platform.
Full-text access to over 1,000 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.
Web of Science
Citations for journal articles spanning all Social Science disciplines; provides searching of footnoted citations. Specify Social Science Citation Index search only by deselecting other Indexes in "Limits."
The Interlibrary Borrowing Service assists UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff request books, articles and other materials not available at UC Berkeley (e.g. the material is in-use, in process, missing, at the bindery, not owned) using Melvyl and other interlibrary borrowing tools.
133 Doe Library
Fall and Spring Semester Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
2. Request through ILL: IBS Request Form
In person - You can visit Interlibrary Services at 133 Doe Library where the staff can assist you with your request.
Electronically filled articles or part(s) of book requested are delivered to you via email listed in the UC Berkeley directory. Articles filled via Fax or US Post will be mailed to you at the address in the UC Berkeley directory.
Use My ILL to view the status of your ILL requests.
Access to national and regional newspapers from across the U.S. Select "Publications" in the toolbar and select the paper you would like to search.