UC Berkeley Campus Research Guide: Finding Resources

This is a guide to finding information about the UC Berkeley campus, including individual buildings, features, landscapes, artworks, and plans.

Subjects and Keywords

Use subject headings, author/organization, or keywords such as these in the library catalogs:

  • [name of building]--Berkeley, Calif.
  • [last name, first name of designer/planner]
  • Architects--California--Berkeley
  • Berkeley, Calif.--Aerial photographs
  • Berkeley, Calif.--Buildings
  • Berkeley, Calif.--Description
  • Berkeley, Calif.--History
  • Campus planning--California
  • College buildings--California
  • Historic buildings--California--Berkeley
  • [name of building] Berkeley, Calif.
  • Sather Tower--Berkeley, Calif
  • Universities and colleges--Buildings
  • University of California, Berkeley--[name of building]
  • University of California, Berkeley--Buildings--Photographs
  • University of California (1868-1952)--Designs and plans
  • University of California, Berkeley--History--[name of building]Berkeley, Calif.
  • University of California, Berkeley--Planning
  • University of California, Berkeley--Aerial photographs

Newspaper Articles

UC Berkeley Campus Research Guide

This is a guide to finding information about the UC Berkeley campus, including individual buildings, features, landscapes, artworks, and plans. Included are selected books, websites, and journal articles about the buildings, architects, plans, and landscapes of campus. Materials listed are in the Environmental Design Library collection, Main (Gardner) stacks, Environmental Design Archives and the Bancroft Library. For additional information contact the reference staff at the Environmental Design Library.

Compiled by Elizabeth Byrne, Susan Koskinen, Deborah Sommer, and David Eifler. Updated by Kyla Wong. 
Content Reviewed: August 2012.

Images

Search the library catalogs under subject, author/organization or keywords: University of California Berkeley Pictorial Works.

Photographs located in the Bancroft Library or at the UC Archives.

Maps and Plans

Journal Articles

 Articles are not included in the library catalogs. Search subject and keywords such as those above.

Databases

Other sources

Subject Librarian

David Eifler
Contact:
Environmental Design Library
210 Wurster Hall
University of California, Berkeley
deifler@berkeley.edu
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