Visit the Library’s COVID portal to learn more about the three libraries you can visit now, what service disruptions to expect between now and August 25, and much more.

What does the retirement of OskiCat and Melvyl mean? Read about UC Library Search, our new unified search and borrowing tool. Here’s a handy chart for what will change before and after July 27.

Before and After

I want to…

Before July 27, 2021, use… 

After July 27, 2021, use…

Find local campus library resources in all formats (print & electronic)

OskiCat and Start Your Search

UC Library Search

Find resources at all UC libraries in all formats (print & electronic)


UC Library Search

Find resources outside UC libraries in all formats


UC Library Search — WorldCat

Link to the full text of articles or e-books from library databases or Google Scholar


Get it at UC

Find articles using a citation

Citation Linker

UC Library Search

Search by journal title

Journals A-Z

UC Library Search — use Browse Journals function

If you have any questions about the library reopening, or library research, please contact us via 24/7 chat, email, or appointment.