Off-campus Access to Library Resources
Before you can access UCB Library resources from off campus, via your laptop or other mobile devices, you need to configure your computer using one of two methods (Proxy Server is the quickest and easiest):
After you make a one-time change in your web browser settings, the proxy server will ask you to log in with a CalNet ID when you click on the link to a licensed resource. See the setup instructions, FAQ, and Troubleshooting pages to configure your browser. Make sure you check the proxy configuration before you start researching.
More information: Connecting from Off Campus
Find Astronomy Articles - Core Databases
The following databases include pre-prints, articles, conference papers, technical data and reports. Click on the UC-eLinks button to access the full text of the article (if Berkeley has a subscription).
ADS/Astrophysics Data System (NASA)
Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, Observatory reports and newsletters, NASA reports, and dissertations.
arXiv (e-Print Archive)
Preprints for physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computer science and quantitative biology.
Web of Science
Indexes 8,000+ journals in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index.
Indexes 4,000+ scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control, and information technology.
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
Indexes over 5,000 journals, conferences, technical reports and other materials related to the engineering and technical literature and encompasses civil, structural, and mechanical engineering disciplines, as well as related fields in science and management.
Indexes over 3,500 scholarly journals, books, maps, US and Canadian dissertations, conference proceedings, reports, and government documents published worldwide on geology and other subjects within the geosciences.
Indexes IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 and all current IEEE standards. It also includes IEE publications for the same time period (IEE is the British counterpart to IEEE).
WebElements Periodic Table
Provides history, description, properties and uses of all the elements in the periodic table.