OskiCat: a catalog for most of the UC Berkeley libraries. Use it to:
Melvyl: locate materials at Berkeley and other campuses in the UC system.
As a Berkeley student you are eligible to use books and articles from other libraries around the United States.
Check OskiCat to make sure UC Berkeley does not own the material you want.
Provide a full and accurate bibliographic citation, including author, title, place and date of publication, and series. You can get citations from professors, from Melvyl, from other articles, from Google scholar. Verify your citations before submitting them for ILL.
The Library offers over 100 e-book and e-text collections in specific subject areas.
Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts) Full Text: indexes dissertations from over 1,000 North American, and selected European, graduate schools and universities from 1861 to the present. Full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
UC Berkeley dissertations: Search OskiCat by author. Also helpful to see dissertations written in your department which you can do by doing a subject search:
Recent UC Berkeley dissertations are freely available online to anone, anywhere with access to the internet.
Also see Find Dissertations and Theses for other specialized sources.