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Current (unbound) periodicals in the Doe Library

Feb 24 - Mar 2
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Recently received current unbound periodicals, journals and magazines are shelved in the Heyns Reading Room (Heyns floorplan) and Rosberg Reading Room (Rosberg floorplan), on the 2nd floor, Doe Library.

  • Unbound periodicals do not circulate and must be used within the Reference Center reading rooms.
  • Bound volumes are shelved in the Main (Gardner) Stacks, or when indicated, in the Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF).
  • Unless otherwise indicated bound volumes may circulate.
  • All periodical titles are listed in UC Library Search, including journals in electronic form.

Current unbound periodicals are shelved in the Heyns Reading Room by call number

  • The most recent issue of popular interest titles (e.g., Time Magazine), is shelved in the Browse section.
  • Larger format titles (e.g., TLS, the Times Literary Supplement) are shelved in the Folio section.

In the UC Library Search full record view, click the locations of the print journals 'available at [blank] library' link which displays more detailed information i.e. the list of issues and bound volumes of the title and issues recently sent to the Bindery.

Both print and electronic journals available to UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff are included in UC Library Search using the Articles, Books, and More profile or Journal Search feature.

Doe Library Reference Center staff will facilitate use of the Heyns Reading Room, as well as answer general questions about periodicals, journals and magazines.

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