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Searching Library Catalogs
Use OskiCat to locate materials on the shelves of the UC Berkeley libraries and also to:
Use Melvyl to locate materials at other campuses in the UC system, or worldwide, and also to
- request materials from another library if we don't own it
- find articles from some article databases
- easily format a citation for copying into a bibliography
- Melvyl will also show you the location and availablity of items that we own.
Helpful General Art Books
Helpful Photography Books
- Search for your topic by using the keyword search: e.g.- "West African Art" or "Senegalese Beads"
- Use an asterisk as a wildcard: paint* finds paint, paints, painter, painting, etc..
- Limit results by language (Modify search)
- You can browse topics using the Subject links:
- Limit to specific libraries to hone your results by choosing the Entire Collection dropdown in OskiCat: