ProQuest and CSA database downtime, Sept. 26-27

Research databases branded ProQuest and CSA will be down for maintenance from 7pm Saturday, September 26 until 7am Sunday, September 27.

This outage will affect an unusually large number of our databases. The following is only a partial list:

  • AltPress Watch
  • American Periodicals Series
  • Digital Sanborn Maps
  • Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)
  • ERIC via CSA
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
  • GenderWatch
  • Historical Annual Reports
  • Historical Newspapers
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • NTIS
  • PAIS International
  • ProQuest Newspapers
  • PsycInfo
  • Research Library

For a more complete list, search on proquest or csa here. For alternative databases to use during that time, see our Electronic Resource Finder.

Most UCB libraries now closed on Saturdays

Due to campus budget reductions, most libraries at UC Berkeley (including the Public Health Library) are closed on Saturdays through June 30, 2010.  See below for exceptions.

Libraries and units affected

  • Doe Library building
    • Art History/Classics Library
    • Current Periodicals
    • Data Lab
    • Exhibit Gallery
    • Graduate Services
    • Morrison Library
    • Newspapers and Microforms
    • Reference Center
    • South/Southeast Asia Library
  • Anthropology
  • Bancroft
  • Biosciences and Natural Resources
  • Business/Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences/Map
  • East Asian
  • Education/Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Design
  • Math/Statistics
  • Music
  • Optometry
  • Physics/Astronomy
  • Public Health
  • Social Welfare


Open on Saturdays for University of California ID, UC Berkeley Library Card, and Stanford ID holders only:

  • Moffitt Library
  • Gardner (Doe) Stacks
    (The stacks are accessible via the Moffitt Library entrance)

Also open Saturdays:

  • Ethnic Studies Library
  • Law Library

As a reminder, the Public Health Library’s hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday 9-8
  • Friday 9-5
  • Sunday 1-5 

Hours for all the UCB libraries may be found on the library web.