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Connect from off campus
To access UC Berkeley Library e-journals, e-books, databases, and other subscription resources from off-campus or on wifi networks other than eduroam, UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff can use the following:
Enables off-campus access to UC Berkeley Library e-journals and e-books with one click. For UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff.
VPN (Virtual Private Network)
Instructions for installing and using the VPN (Virtual Private Network). Be sure to connect using the Library Access and Full Tunnel gateway option.
When on campus, use the eduroam network to access library resources such as journals, e-books, and databases:
The UC Berkeley wifi network for faculty, students, and staff, enabling access to journals, ebooks, databases, and other resources restricted to UC Berkeley affiliates.
Note: The CalVisitor network on the UCB campus provides internet access, but blocks users from UCB-licensed resources such as journals, e-books, and databases. To access these resources when on CalVisitor you must have the proxy or VPN installed, or switch to the eduroam wifi network instead.