UC Berkeley Library

You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.

Using the Library during COVID-19

Many of our services are now being offered in new ways. To find the latest information on course reserves, book returns, 24/7 online help, and more, visit our Library services and resources during COVID-19 page. The information on that page supersedes all other information on the Library website at this time.

Disability resources - Physical disabilities

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Assistance

Upon request, staff can assist you with:

  • Using the library catalogs OskiCat and Melvyl to research a topic.
  • Pulling books from stacks and shelves (may be on delayed basis).
  • Extending loan periods or modifying rules (when possible).
  • Calling another library to confirm the availability of library resources

Accessible workstations

  • All libraries have at least one wheelchair accessible workstation
  • The entry level (floor 3) of Moffitt Library has:
    • Workstations labeled with disabled access priority
    • Workstations equipped with trackballs and mice
    • Workstations equipped with adjustable height tables
    • Monitors set to 800 x 600 resolution

Proxy Borrower Cards

  • UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff with a mobility disability may be eligible for a proxy borrower card.
  • A proxy borrower card permits a specified friend or attendant to borrow library materials for you.
  • Apply for a proxy borrower card via the Proxy card application form.
  • Pick up the proxy borrower card at the Privileges Desk (Doe Library, floor 1).