UC Berkeley Library

Update: Moffitt Library is closed for seismic work, but most other libraries are open. Learn more.

Using the Library during COVID-19

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

Privileges Desk

 
Feb 24 - Mar 2
 
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About

The Privileges Desk:

  • Answers questions about library access and privileges
  • Issues and renews library cards
  • Collects library fines and fees
  • Accepts exact book replacements for items from the Main (Gardner) Stacks and Moffitt Library
  • Reserves study carrels for graduate students, visiting scholars, and postdocs in the humanities and social sciences [NOTICE: We have suspended Main Stacks study carrel reservations for the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year.]

Privileges services are also provided remotely via email: privdesk@library.berkeley.edu.

Questions or issues?

Check out our Access and Privileges FAQs or contact us.

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