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

New Public Health Books: Current New Books & eBooks

For your scholarship and enjoyment: selected Public Health books & ebooks recently acquired by the UCB Library.

Use OskiCat to find these and more books & ebooks, and you are welcome to recommend a book purchase.

Use Oski Xpress to fetch books from the library during COVID-19 building closure.

You may also wish to visit the Guide to eBook Collections in Health, Medicine & Biology.

Videos & Films (some new, some not)

HSTalks Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection: up-to-date lectures by leading authorities from around the globe; examples include:

JoVE: Journal of visualized experiments: the world-leading producer and provider of science videos, with hundreds of new videos produced each month in biology, medicine, environment, and more. Current subscription includes:

Kanopy: thousands of streaming videos from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more. Notable films include:

Docuseek2: social issue and documentary films from independent distributors. Notable titles include:

Academic Video Online: many thousands of videos on all topics, including titles such as:


Featured Topic: Qualitative Data Collection & Analysis

Featured Topic: Making and Taking Medicines

Featured Topic: Kids

Featured Topic: Cities Make You Sick, or Not

Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library

Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library home page

Questions? Ask a librarian!

We are located in the Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library
(Although the library building is closed, we continue to provide services to our campus communities)

You are welcome to email a librarian.

Here is more information on getting help with your research.

Off Campus Access to Library Resources

Off-campus access is limited to current UCB 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 will need to use a 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