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New Students: Do This Right Now!

  1. Make sure your browser’s bookmarks/favorites toolbar is visible.
  2. Go to tinyurl.com/UCBbookmark.
  3. Scroll down a little, till you see “3. libproxy UCB.”
  4. Drag the bookmarklet link to your bookmarks/favorites toolbar.

If You're Short on Time, Start Here for Artices, Books, etc.

Get Books & Articles Not Owned by UC Berkeley

Click the Get it at UC Get it at UC icon button next to a citation in an article database. If it is not available online or at UC Berkeley, simply click "Request through Interlibrary Loan."

From a record in UC Library Search (the library catalog and more), 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.

Off Campus Access to Library Resources

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

Library Proxy (aka EZproxy):
When you click on a link to an article, database, etc., from a library web page. you will be prompted to authenticate via CalNet.
If you click on an article (etc.) link found via a search engine or a non-UCB Library webpage, you should use this bookmarklet to access the licensed resource.

Virtual Private Network (VPN):
Download and install the VPN client to allow access the UC Berkeley licensed resources.
Make sure you select Library Access - Full Tunnel VPN when you log on.
VPN FAQ

Students: Problems setting up Library Proxy or VPN? Contact your librarian, or Student Technology Services: (510) 642-HELP, or sts-help@berkeley.edu.

VPN Settings

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