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document I'm not a Berkeley student/faculty/staff member. Can I access library collections?
Most areas in the are open to the public. Visitors may use most collections on site, including all government...
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document How do I access library resources from off campus?
Anyone may access the library catalogs and most of the Library's web pages from any Internet-connected computer....
01 Jun, 2012 Views: 12463
document Where can I find University of California employee salaries?
The Sacramento Bee maintains an online database of . You can search for employee salaries from the last five years by...
06 Nov, 2012 Views: 12090
document How do I turn off the Automatic Proxy Configuration setting?
If you no longer need to use the proxy server, you can easily disable the the Automatic Proxy Configuration setting. ...
04 Jun, 2012 Views: 11568
document How do I put a hold on a book or submit a recall request?
If you search for a book in and find that it has already been checked out by another borrower, you can now submit a...
15 Apr, 2011 Views: 10831
document Can I renew my books online?
You can renew most books online, except for: items recalled by another person items with a very short loan...
14 Apr, 2011 Views: 10220
document I lost a book. How much will it cost to replace it? Who do I need to contact?
The standard replacement charge is $150 per item, plus a nonrefundable processing fee of $10. If the actual...
18 Jan, 2013 Views: 9842
document Where do I study?
There are many places to study throughout the libraries. You can see specific study areas in , or you can check the...
15 Jun, 2009 Views: 9652
document Can I get access to the Main stacks as a visitor?
Yes, but we ask that you come with a research need, such as a Main (Gardner) Stacks call number or an appropriate topic...
21 Dec, 2011 Views: 9270
document Where can I see a map of the libraries?
Click on the image below to see a larger version of the campus library map. Click on specific libraries to view library...
06 Aug, 2009 Views: 8421
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document The proxy server is working very slowly. What should I do?
If you experience a very slow response time when waiting for a login prompt, or after logging in, use the to make us...
07 Jan, 2014 Views: 657
document Why does the proxy server reject my username and password?
If you are getting prompted over and over again to enter your username and password, make sure you're using the right...
07 Jan, 2014 Views: 868
document I followed the setup instructions, why haven't my configuration changes taken effect?
Be sure you have followed the  exactly. Check to make sure you have entered the correct "automatic...
07 Jan, 2014 Views: 436
document Can a laptop configured with a static UC Berkeley IP use the proxy?
Laptops which are configured with a static UC Berkeley IP address have problems using the proxy server. If you plug...
20 Dec, 2013 Views: 476
document How do I access a URL that begins with https?
Browsers configured to use the proxy will give an error message such as "Proxy Server Refused Connection" or...
20 Dec, 2013 Views: 553
document What do I need to do to get a refund if I find the books?
To receive a refund for billed items paid, the original items checked out must be returned and a request for refund...
18 Jan, 2013 Views: 1212
document What if my academic record is blocked for library fees? How long after payment before the library's block on my academic record is cleared?
Academic blocks are cleared 24 hours after payment of library fines/fees.
18 Jan, 2013 Views: 1171
document What should I do if I believe my credit/debit card was charged twice?
Check your credit card or bank account to make certain. If your account was debited twice contact Library Privileges...
18 Jan, 2013 Views: 1175
document After making payment online, how long does it take before my library account is cleared?
Bills are cleared immediately after the PayPal transaction is approved. Close the confirmation window and return to...
18 Jan, 2013 Views: 1119
document Will I get a confirmation number that payment was accepted?
A confirmation window will appear on screen after payment is approved. An email message will be sent with the receipt...
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