Due to campus budget reductions, libraries at UC Berkeley that are part of The University Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
Libraries affected include:
Exceptions (open to UC ID holders on Saturdays):
Check the Library web site for a listing of campus libraries and their hours. The "Calendar" links give the current month's hours for each library.
Last week, IEEE announced a partnership with the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the AVS to include five of their applied physics journals in IEEE Xplore. As you are searching IEEE Xplore, you may encounter articles from these five journals. Please note that UC Berkeley library users have access to the full-text of these journals on AIP Scitation, not IEEE Xplore. If you find one of these articles on IEEE Xplore, use the UC-eLinks button or DOI link to access the full-text on AIP Scitation.
The five highly-cited journals, with their links on AIP Scitation, are:
ProQuest and CSA databases will be unavailable due to platform maintenance this weekend for approximately 12 hours starting at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27. The following products will be affected:
OskiCat, the new UC Berkeley library catalog, is tentatively scheduled to go live on Wednesday, June 24. It will replace both Pathfinder and GLADIS.
Services that will be disrupted due to the migration include:
If all goes well, OskiCat will launch and circulation services will be available as normal on Wednesday, June 24.
The Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library will be closed Monday, June 15-Friday, June 19 to prepare for a major renovation project. The book drop will remain open to return items. The library will reopen with its regular summer hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, on Monday, June 22.
The Institute of Transportation Studies Library will also be closed Monday, June 15-Monday, June 22. The library will reopen with its regular summer hours, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, on Tuesday, June 23.