Library

Reference Services 

Library staff are available for research and reference help via phone, email, or video chat. Please email us at igsl@berkeley.edu with questions or to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment.

Hours 

Mon. 9-1 quiet study, 1-5 circulation services 
Tues. 9-1 quiet study, 1-3 circulation services 
Wed.  9-1 quiet study, 1-5 circulation services
Thurs. 9-1 quiet study, 1-5 circulation services
Fri. 9-1 quiet study, 1-5 circulation services

The IGS Library is one of the nation’s major collections in public administration, public affairs, and public policy. The library holds more than 400,000 volumes and is a depository for California local government documents.

Upcoming closures:


The library will close at 4pm on Wednesday, September 28 for a dedication: Honoring Bill Brandt: Dedication of the IGS Student Carrels(link is external).
The library will be closed on Friday, September 30 for  the 2022 Diversity & Entrepreneurship Research Symposium (link is external).
The library will close at 3pm on Thursday, October 27 for an event.
The library will be closed 11:30-2:00pm on Friday, November 4 for the IGS Pre-Election Panel.
The Library will be closed Friday, November 11, 2022 for Veteran’s Day.
The Library will be closed Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25, 2022 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Library will be closed Monday, December 22 – January 2 for the winter holidays. We will reopen on Monday, January 5.
Engaged students sitting at desk in library.

The IGS Library is hiring a library assistant. Apply Now! Email your resume and schedule to pking@berkeley.edu. Please include this position number in the subject line: 6611472762.