Library Proxy Server

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You do not need the proxy server if you connect to the Internet through the UC Berkeley network in a campus building, residence hall, or via AirBears.

Use the Library Proxy Server to remotely access UCB only article databases, electronic journals, etc.

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Who may use the Library Proxy Server:

  • Current UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff
  • People currently affiliated with UC Berkeley:
  • Unregistered UC Berkeley students in good standing and working towards a degree.
  • UC Berkeley emeritus professors and retired staff.
  • University of California Office of the President (UCOP) staff with valid UC Berkeley library cards.
  • UC Extension students with valid UC Berkeley library cards (must be a California resident and apply for the card in person at the Privileges Desk, floor 1 Doe Library).
  • UC Extension faculty with valid UC Berkeley library cards.
  • Visiting scholars and post-doctoral fellows who are registered with the Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs office.
  • Current Lawrence Berkeley National Lab employees with dual UCB appointments
  • Use your CalNet ID or Library PIN number to connect to the proxy server

Who may not use the Library Proxy Server:

  • People not currently affiliated with UC Berkeley:
  • Those who have purchased a UC Berkeley library card
  • The general public
  • Alumni
  • Former employees, domestic partners, or volunteers
  • Persons unofficially or only loosely affiliated with UC Berkeley
  • Associates of other University of California campuses
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