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The UC Berkeley Library connects students and scholars to the world of information and ideas. With a daily commitment to excellence and innovation, we select and create, organize and protect, provide and teach access to resources that are relevant to... Read more
The UC Berkeley Library connects students and scholars to the world of information and ideas. With a daily commitment to excellence and innovation, we select and create, organize and protect, provide and teach access to resources that are relevant to our campus programs and pursuits.
The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premiere public universities. It ranks in the top five research libraries annually, and is often ranked the number 1 research library among public institutions.
In a highly-diverse and intellectually-rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 23,000 undergraduate students, 9,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty. The Library is comprised of 20 libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, and the East Asian Library, collectively offering extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills.
The Library has a collection of more than 10 million volumes and a collections budget of over $17 million. The Library has a current operations budget of over $48 million with nearly 375 FTE employees and more than 600 part-time student employees.
The Library is an active participant in the California Digital Library (CDL). Through participation in exciting initiatives such as the Google Digitization Project, UC System's WorldCat Local pilot, and New Directions Initiative, the Library continues to explore new approaches and roles for research libraries. Discover more about the Library and our initiatives via the following Web site http://www.lib.berkeley.edu.