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

EDUC: Leadership for Educational Equity Program (LEEP): Find Books

Library Catalogs

OskiCat: a catalog for most of the UC Berkeley libraries. 

  • Find books and other items in the Berkeley Libraries (also films, maps, archival materials, Berkeley dissertations, and more)
  • Search keywords (including author names, titles, subjects, etc.)
  • 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

eBook collections

The Library offers over 100 e-book and e-text collections in specific subject areas.  For more, consult the Finding eBooks at Berkeley guide.

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