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Borrowing Materials

UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students can borrow materials using their current Cal ID card as their library card. Others may obtain a library card at the Privileges Desk in Doe Library. Please consult their Borrowing page for details on library cards.

Loan periods vary depending on the type of material:

Type of MaterialLoan Period
Books1 month
Journals1 week
Reserves2 hours (no renewals), 1 day (no renewals), or 1 week
ReferenceLibrary use only
Locked CaseLibrary use only

Please return materials by the due date to avoid overdue penalties. You can keep track of due dates via My OskiCat, but recall and overdue notices will also be sent automatically via email.

Renewals, Holds, and My OskiCat

You can manage your library account using My OskiCat:

  • Keep track of due dates
  • Renew items
  • Manage your holds ("requests")
  • View your preferred searches
  • View your lists

Requests: If an item is checked out by another user or stored in NRLF, you can recall the item using the Request option in OskiCat. We will put the item on hold for you when it is returned or delivered from NRLF.

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