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The Help section of the UC Berkeley Library Website provides access to information that will help you conduct research, use databases, navigate the libraries, connect to electronic resources from off campus, and more.

Research help

Find links to reference service hours, phone numbers, and an online reference assistance form. There are also links to general and subject guides that can help direct you towards the appropriate research resources.

Connecting from off campus

Information about how to access from off campus the free and licensed resources of the UC Berkeley Library.

Library workshops and tours

Find out about the helpful and informative workshops and tours offered by many of the UC Berkeley libraries.


Links to animated tutorials to help you with your research. They require the free Flash Player software.


Guides to using the Library's catalogs, library and Internet research strategies, and citing your sources.

Disability resources

Resources and assistance for users with mobility and learning disabilities, to facilitate their use of the Library and collections.

Frequently asked questions

Answers to questions most frequently asked by library patrons.

Contact Us

Links to the many ways you may contact and share suggestions with the staff of the UC Berkeley libraries.

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