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Optometry and Vision Sciences Faculty Resources: Start

Connect from Off Campus

Off-campus access is limited to current UCB faculty, staff and students. Choose one of the following methods:

EZproxy 

  • When you click on an OskiCat link or Library link to database or article (in a browser or on a mobile device) you will be prompted to authenticate via CalNet.
  • If you want to be able to click on a resource link found via a search engine or a non-UCB Library webpage, it is recommended you use the VPN instead of the bookmarklet.
  • EZproxy FAQ


Virtual Private Network (VPN)

  • Download and install the bSecure Remote Access VPN (GlobalProtect VPN) client to access UC Berkeley licensed resources.
  • Make sure you select the Library Access and Full Tunnel Gateway or Connection when you log on to access Library resources
  • If you are on a public or unsecured network and don't need to access Library resources, you can use the default Split Tunnel access
  • VPN FAQ

VPN Settings

After connecting, make sure to change the Connection/Gateway: to Library Access and Full Tunnel. VPN Connection/Gateway Setting

Borrow Items Not Owned by Berkeley

Click the Get it at UC Get it at UC icon button next to a citation in an article database, then click "Request through Interlibrary Loan." In the library catalog, simply click "Request through Interlibrary Loan."

  • Print books are delivered to the UCB library of your choice for pick up
  • Journal articles and book chapters are shared as PDFs.
  • Articles may be delivered in a couple of days or even hours; allow up to 2 weeks for delivery, sometimes longer, for books and hard to locate items.
  • A free service for Berkeley faculty, staff, and students. No limit on number of books, articles, etc. you may request