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Find Electronic books, print books and journals in OskiCat, Melvyl, and Start Your Search; some are in publisher packages or special subject collections.
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Start Your Search NEW! [UC Berkeley Discovery Tool] Guide to Start Your Search: What's Included.
Oskicat [UC Berkeley]
- Search for books, e-books, journals, dissertations, reports, by topic, author or series
- Renew your books
- Find course reserves
- Request items from other libraries, from storage, or that are checked out by other patrons
- Refine your search to a specific library, available items or online items.
Melvyl [UC, selected UCB libraries not in Oskicat]
- Search for books, ebooks, journals, dissertations, and articles from UCB-subscribed journals
- Search libraries worldwide
- Request items UCB does not own, create and save lists, automatically format citations.
- Search articles, books, preprints, reports and more. (Reminder: specialized databases will provide depth to your search).
- Use with UC-eLinks to access the full text of many articles; click on "Scholar Preferences", click on Library Links for "Berkeley", and choose "University of California Berkeley - UC-eLinks."
- Listings may include links to related articles and to other sources that cite the item.
- Search the full text of books Google has scanned
- Read the full text of most out-of-copyright books
- View previews or snippets from many books still in copyright
- Find in a library link will locate the book if it is owned by UC Berkeley