How to use UC Berkeley Library resources and services: A guide for Berkeley Lab personnel

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  • Berkeley Lab personnel may use some UCB Library resources and services.Your Berkeley Lab status determines your level of access to UCB Library services and resources.There are different ways for acquiring UCB Library cards and IDs for access – but when in doubt contact the Privileges Desk at Doe Library.There is a variety of UCB Library resources and services. We’ll tour them in this presentation. Please remember: access may be limited according to your Berkeley Lab status.
  • According to 2008 numbers, 29.5% of Berkeley Lab employees are joint appointment
  • At the least, you can come into the library as a member of the general public and use resources within the library. There are some restrictions that vary from library to library. Check these restrictions at the links listed here: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/services/borrowing.html#circinfoPlease note: You can apply for a library card as aCalifornia resident for a $100 fee.  Application and privileges details available here:http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/services/borrowing.html#application
  • CalNet IDs = LDAPCal 1 Cards = Berkeley Lab ID BadgeJust as with LDAP and Berkeley Lab ID Badge, your privileges vary with your status at the Berkeley Lab.Berkeley Lab personnel can apply for CalNet IDs and Cal 1 Cards for identification and wi-fi access and other services.Some give library services and some don’t.
  • The University of California, Berkeley's 29 constituent and affiliated libraries together is thefifth largest library in the United States and third largest academic library.
  • How to use UC Berkeley Library resources and services: A guide for Berkeley Lab personnel

    1. 1. How to use UCB Library resources and services<br />Welcome<br />to<br />UC Berkeley<br />Library<br />A guide for <br />Berkeley Lab personnel<br />Jeffery Loo – jloo@berkeley.edu – March 2, 2010<br />
    2. 2. Outline<br />Berkeley Lab personnel may use some <br />UCB Library resources and services.<br />
    3. 3. Part 1<br />Your Berkeley Lab status determines your level of access to UCB Library services and resources.<br />
    4. 4. Berkeley Lab status and UCB Library privileges<br />
    5. 5. General public may visit libraries <br />– but with restrictions<br />California residents may apply for a<br />Library card - $100 application fee<br />
    6. 6. Part 2<br />There are different ways for acquiring UCB Library cards and IDs for access – but when in doubt contact the Privileges Desk at Doe Library.<br />
    7. 7. There are different procedures for acquiring UCB Library cards and IDs<br />
    8. 8. When in doubt contact<br />Privileges Desk, Doe Library, Floor 1<br />510-642-3403<br />privdesk@library.berkeley.edu<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/services/borrowing.html<br />
    9. 9. Not all CalNet IDs and Cal 1 Cards are equal<br />Berkeley Lab personnel can apply for CalNet IDs and Cal 1 Cards<br />https://commons.lbl.gov/display/itfaq/CalNet+Id+(UCB)<br />Some provide UCB Library services – and some do not<br />
    10. 10. Part 3<br />There is a variety of UCB Library resources and services. <br />Let’s go on a tour. <br />Please remember: access may be limited according to your Berkeley Lab status.<br />
    11. 11. Profile of UCB Library<br />
    12. 12. Doe Library, including Art History/Classics, South/Southeast Asia, and Morrison Moffitt Library (includes undergraduate services)Bancroft Library (special collections)East Asia Library, including Center for Chinese Studies Other subject specialty libraries (14) Affiliated libraries (11)<br />
    13. 13. What does UCB Library have?<br />Books: 10.1 million book volumes Journals: 114,860 current serial subscriptions — 53,007 are electronic Digital Files: 16,465 Manuscripts and archives: 81,790 Graphic items: 4,629,882 Microforms: 6.9 million items Maps: 435,561 Government Documents: 508,081 Sounds recordings: 88,922 Video recordings: 44,286 Percentage of volumes shelved off campus: ~35% (data reported to ARL for 2005/06, including The Library and Affiliated Libraries)<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/Collections/in_brief.html<br />
    14. 14. Tours of the Doe/Moffitt Libraries<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/tours.html<br />
    15. 15. California Digital Library<br />
    16. 16. http://www.cdlib.org/about/numbers.html<br />
    17. 17. Accessing e-resources<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/<br />If you have remote access privileges<br />to UCB Library e-resources<br />https://www-library.lbl.gov/<br />for all Berkeley Lab personnel<br />
    18. 18. Only for patrons with remote access privileges to UCB Library e-resources<br />Accessing UCB e-resources remotely<br />Use VPN or proxy server<br />Instructions here:<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/Help/connecting_off_campus.html<br />
    19. 19. Only for patrons with remote access privileges to UCB Library e-resources<br />Finding e-resources<br />Electronic resources finder<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/find/types/electronic_resources.html<br />
    20. 20. Library News<br />http://blogs.lib.berkeley.edu/<br />http://blogs.lib.berkeley.edu/whats-new.php<br />http://blogs.lib.berkeley.edu/sel.php<br />
    21. 21. http://www.cdlib.org/news/<br />
    22. 22. Finding print books<br />A number of catalogs to search<br />Here is a guide:<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/Catalogs/guide.html<br />
    23. 23. Requesting books from storage<br />NRLF ( Northern Regional Library Facility) – books will be delivered to library branch<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/NRLF/requesting.html<br />You can visit the facility – instructions here:<br />http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/NRLF/reading.html<br />
    24. 24. For UCB faculty, staff, and students<br />Borrowing books from other libraries<br />Request book from another UC in MELVYL catalog<br />Search Stanford University and University of Texas catalogs and request interlibrary loan – details here: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ILS/rlcp.html<br />Interlibrary Loan from other librarieshttp://www.lib.berkeley.edu/services/interlibrary_loan.html<br />
    25. 25. Instruction<br />For UCB faculty, staff, and students<br />Science and engineering library instructional events: http://ucblibrary3.berkeley.edu:8086/sciences/upcomingevents<br />Also check subject specialty library homepage<br />
    26. 26. Reference<br />Digital chat reference<br />http://ucblibrary3.berkeley.edu:8086/sciences/ask<br />Call or email a librarian or visit the library<br />Check the subject specialty library home page for hours and details<br />
    27. 27. Future of UCB Library<br />http://ucblibrary3.berkeley.edu/wikis/NDwiki/<br />
    28. 28. Haiku summary<br />Cal Library has<br />many services – but has<br />limits by status<br />

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