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Optometry and Vision Sciences Staff Resources: Start

Introduction

The Library has many resources that might be of interest to Optometry and Vision Science staff. Many of the items listed might be of more personal interest but some will help with your work and career development. For more work-related resources, look at the Optometry and Vision Science Guides.

To ensure you can access the Library-licensed resources away from the campus, you should use the campus VPN or EZproxy (see below).

For school-specific resources, don't forget to check OptoHub.

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