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American Studies 101, The Atomic Age, Fall 2021

Instructor: Palmer

UC Library Search (short version)

 UC Library Search infographic about what is included

UC Library Search is the University of California's unified discovery and borrowing system.

Access it directly or from the Library homepage to find most UC books, articles, media, archival collections, and more.

See the UC Library Search User Guide and ask for research help 24/7 for more information.

Sample Searches "Start Your Search"

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1.  keywords; phrase searches , variant word endings

    "civil defense"

use quotes to keep two or more words together

on the left, limit to materials published between 1945 and 1993

2.  advanced search: search by author

advanced search

pull down "any field" to "author/creator"  contains:  mccarthy, joseph

(there are multiple individuals by this name so limit further use the filters on the left)

author:  mccarthy, joseph

dates:  1938 - 1957


you can also search organizations as authors:

author:  house un-american activities committee

dates:  1934 - 1960


3.  variant word endings; combining terms


"racial covenant*" AND housing


* = truncation symbol/wildcard; child* = child, childs, children, childhood, childish...