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The Information Landscape
- OskiCat - 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*
Encyclopedia of Language Development
The progression from newborn to sophisticated language user in just a few short years is often described as wonderful and miraculous. What are the biological, cognitive, and social underpinnings of this miracle?
The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader
Intended to be user-friendly, this reader includes substantial section introductions, annotated further reading, a reader's guide on how to use the book, and a chapter providing advice on how to undertake qualitative and quantitative research.
Limit your search results
Limit to specific libraries to hone your results by choosing the Entire Collection dropdown in OskiCat:
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: