COM LIT R1B: Cultural Confusion

Doe | Moffitt | Main Stacks

The Berkeley library system is arranged by subject. Most libraries names indicate their subject focus.

The Doe and Moffitt libraries (as well as the Gardner stacks which connects them) share a broad subject focus. Since they are named after people, the focus is not as obvious.

  • focus = Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
  • floor plans

Off-campus access to databases

Unless home is a campus dorm, in order to access many Library resources you must first configure your computer to use one of two simple access methods:

Proxy Server  (easiest method)
After you make a one-time change in your web browser's settings, allows you to use your CalNet ID to access a licensed resource.

VPN (Virtual Private Network)
You install and run the VPN software on your computer.  It allows you to log in with a CalNet ID and accesss a licensed resource.

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Map of UCB libraries

Click on the map to view an interactive version of the campus library map.

UC Berkeley Library campus map

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Library hours

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Last Update: March 11, 2014 12:38