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College Writing R4B: Whose language? Your language!: Books

The Information Landscape

  • Venn diagram of EDS, OskiCat and DatabasesOskiCat - OskiCat includes materials in most libraries on the UC Berkeley campus.
  • Article Databases - Find articles in journals through library-subscribed databases.
  • Start your Search - Combine a search of OskiCat and *some* article databases.

Some possible starting points

Below are some examples of kinds of sources that might be helpful early in the research process. 

To find this kind of thing search for:

author name or topic keyword +  antholog* or reader or companion or encycloped* or dictionar*

Books by subject:

Limit your search results

Limit to specific libraries to hone your results by choosing the Entire Collection dropdown in OskiCat:

limit your results


Some items in OskiCat are located in the NRLF, which stands for the Northern Regional Library Facility,  a UC Library storage facility in Richmond, CA. You can easily get ahold of most items in NRLF by selecting the Request link:
screenshot of making an NRLF request

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