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

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New: Free Student Subscriptions to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal

"As of January 2020, the Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) and the Graduate Assembly have successfully entered partnerships with two internationally known publications: The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal ..... All UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students will have free and unlimited access to the online published content of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal until their date of graduation."

Start Your Search

Search for articles, books, and more across a range of subjects.
For advanced searching, use subject-specialty databases.

Borrow Items Not Owned by Berkeley

Click the UC-eLinks icon UC-eLinks button next to a citation in an article database, then click "Request this from the library"

  • Print books are delivered to any UCB library for pick up
  • Journal articles are shared as PDFs.
  • Allow up to 2 weeks for delivery, sometimes longer. Articles at nearby UCs may be delivered in a few days
  • A free service for Berkeley faculty, staff, and students only. No limit on number of books, articles, etc you may request
Or Request an Interlibrary Loan for a known article or book/book chapter.

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 a link to an article, database, etc., (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 now recommended you use the VPN.


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