UC Berkeley Library

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Using the Library during COVID-19

UC Berkeley’s library buildings are now open. To stay up to date on the Library’s policies and services during the pandemic, visit the Library’s COVID-19 webpage.

Research Assistance

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Reference Inquiries

Bancroft staff are available to assist you with reference and basic research inquiries about Bancroft collections. You can reach us in these ways:

  • Via email: send your inquiry to bancref@library.berkeley.edu
  • Via webform
  • Via video appointment: schedule an appointment with a Bancroft staff member
    Scroll past the General Undergraduate and Arts and Humanities sections and click on The Bancroft Library. Select No preference to find a day/time that works for you, OR select a Bancroft staff member to see their availability.
    Available Monday - Friday, 12PM - 4PM.
  • Via chat:

    Available Monday - Friday, 12PM - 4PM

Inquiries whether an image has been digitized may be submitted through the Digital Copy Inquiry Form.

Questions about Aeon Accounts

Please contact banc-aeon@berkeley.edu for setup/log-in issues, and other Aeon account questions.