Unless you are very familiar with your topic it's a good idea to get some background first. Books often provide this so a search in Oskicat for general works may be worth it. You can then proceed to find detailed information in journal articles.
OskiCat is the catalog for most of the UC Berkeley libraries
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Cambridge Core Ebooks.Selection of current e-books from Cambridge University Press
ebrary. Our largest e-book collection, with over 50,000 titles on a wide range of subjects. Find them in OskiCat (keyword: ebrary) or search the ebrary website directly.
JSTOR. Full-text access to scholarly journals and now books from a wide range of disciplines. Current issues from journals (the most recent 3-5 years) are generally not available in JSTOR.
OECD iLibrary. Full-text publications and data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), including country studies, reports, development aid information, government assistance, and many socioeconomic datasets.
Oxford Scholarship Online. Cross-searchable library containing the full text of books in many subjects, including economics and finance from 2008 to present.
Project Muse. Digitized scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences. Topics include history, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others.
World Bank e-Library. Full-text World Bank publications from mid 1990's to present. Topics covered include: economics and finance, public policy, education, international development, technology, poverty, gender, and more.
Melvyl lets you search for items at UC Berkeley as well as other UC campuses.
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Use Melvyl as a traditional catalog (i.e., remove articles from search results)
Why use Google Books? Library catalogs (like OskiCat) don't search inside books; using a library catalog, you can search only information about the book (title, author, Library of Congress subject headings, etc.). Google Books will let you search inside books, which can be very useful for hard-to-find information. You can then use Google Books' Find in a Library link to locate the book in a UC Berkeley library, or search OskiCat to see if UC Berkeley owns the book.Try it now: