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Reference sources and readers
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*
Massive Open Online Courses: The MOOC Revolution
This volume shares insights from multiple stakeholders on what MOOCs are now and could eventually become, providing those in higher education as well as K-12, military, government, and corporate training with an authoritative source on a wide range of key issues surrounding MOOCs.
A New Deal for the Humanities: Liberal arts and the future of public higher education
In A New Deal for the Humanities, Gordon Hutner and Feisal G. Mohamed bring together twelve prominent scholars who address the history, the present state, and the future direction of the humanities. These scholars keep the focus on public higher education, for it is in our state schools that the liberal arts are taught to the greatest numbers and where their neglect would be most damaging for the nation.
- Search for author using the author search: Mbembe, Achille
- Use an asterisk as a wildcard: litera* finds literature, literary, literally, etc.
- Limit results by language (Modify search)
- You can browse topics using the Subject links. When you're in the record for a relevant book, look for subject links like these to connect to a list of related materials:
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: