Google Scholar UC-eLinks Access
It is possible to see links to full-text Library resources in Google Scholar search results, which helps you access items for free that you would otherwise have to pay for. To enable UC-eLinks in Scholar results from off campus or on a mobile/wireless device, take these steps:
Step 1: Make sure your Proxy server access is enabled by following the directions at http://proxy.lib.berkeley.edu/. When you get to a point where you are accessing resources that the Library pays for, you will be prompted for your CalNet ID and password. For more help see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/tutorials/proxy.html
Step 2: Change your “Scholar Preferences.” Access these by clicking on the link in the upper-right corner.
Step 3: In search box next to "Library Links," type in University of California Berkeley and click on “Find Library”
Step 4: Check box next to "University of California Berkeley - UC-eLinks
Step 5: Click on "Save Preferences" at bottom of page
Abstracts to over 2,000 journal articles, books, and conferences.
Indexes journal articles, essays, reports, commentaries, edited works, and obituaries in the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology as well as ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture.
Includes over 1000 scholarly journals (33 African Studies and 11 Health Sciences) with access to more than 2 million articles.
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals with full-text available for over 5300 journals.
Source for a number U.S. and International newspapers, and news transcripts.
Off Campus Access
Before you can access UCB Library resources from off campus or via your laptop or other mobile devices, make sure you have configured your machine using one of two simple 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.