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UC Library Search User Guide

This is a how-to guide for using UC Library Search.

Access Your Account

Click on "Sign in" and your name will appear at the top right.. Click your name to open your account options.

UC Library Search top bar sign in button

Account options menuSelect:

  • Library Account to view and update your account.
  • My Loans to view and manage items you've borrowed.
  • My Requests to view a list of items you've requested.
  • My Favorites to view your saved records and saved searches.
  • Search History to view your searches from this session.

Renewing Items

For UC Berkeley students, staff, faculty, postdocs, and visiting scholars, books without holds that have not been renewed the maximum number of times are automatically renewed. Users receive an email when items have been, or can no longer be, renewed.

For other users, or regarding non-book itemssee "How do I renew my books?".

Do you have additional questions? See Borrow + Renew.