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Middle Eastern & Islamic Art: Art Books & Catalogs

About UC Library Search

About UC Library Search

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. (What isn't included?)

Sign in (CalNet ID or Patron/PIN) to manage your:

  • Saved records and searches.
  • Requested and borrowed items.
  • Messages, blocks, fines, and fees.

Off campus? Use the proxy or the VPN for full access.

Sample Book Results

UC Library Search Helpful Tips

Use UC Library Search to locate materials in the UC Berkeley libraries including: books and e-books; and journal, magazine and newspaper titles (but not individual articles).


  • Search for your topic by using the keyword search:  e.g.- "femisist performance art" or "Middle East art"
  • Use an asterisk as a wildcard: paint* finds paint, paints, painter, painting, etc..
  • Limit results by language (Modify search)
  • You can browse topics using the Subject links:
  • You can browse authors using the Author links: 
  • You can browse titles using the Title links: