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Natural History & Zoology: Books & eBooks

Browsing guide

QE 701- Paleontology
QE 760- Paleozoology
QE 861- Reptiles, Dinosaurs
QE 901- Paleobotany
QH 1- Natural History
QH 359 Evolution (Biology)
QH 540- Ecology
QL 1-  Zoology
QL 360- Invertebrates
QL 600- Chordates, Vertebrates
QL 614-  Fishes
QL 640-  Reptiles, amphibians
QL 671-  Birds
QL 700-  Mammals
QL 750-  Animal behavior
QL 799-  Morphology
QL 801-  Anatomy
QL 951-  Embryology

Dissertations & Theses

Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)  
UCB access only

1861-present
Covers dissertations and theses from U.S. institutions.

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UC Berkeley Dissertations

To locate sample dissertations from a specific UC Berkeley department, search OskiCat for the keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>.

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berkeley dissertations environmental science policy and management
berkeley dissertations mechanical engineering

Books, articles & more

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Google Scholar

  • Lists articles, books, preprints, and reports. Specialized databases cover more completely.
  • Can be used with UC-eLinks to access the full text of many articles; click on "Scholar Preferences", search Library Links for "Berkeley", and choose "University of California Berkeley - UC-eLinks."
  • Some listings also include links to related articles and to other sources that cite the item.

Google Books

  • Search the full text of books Google has scanned
  • Read the full text of most out-of-copyright books
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  • Find in a library link will locate the book if it is owned by UC Berkeley

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eBook collections

E-books are  available through OskiCat and Melvyl. Limit your search in OskiCat to "Available online," and in Melvyl to "Online resources."  Or under Advanced search: use format oniline.

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