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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.
The Library offers over 130 e-book and text collections in specific subject areas. Many of these e-books also available through OskiCat and Melvyl. You can limit your search in OskiCat to "Available online," and in Melvyl to "Online resources." Collections that have strong history content include:
Completely searchable full text of the Cambridge Histories series.
Explore American and British history, ancient history, Islamic history, economic history, the histories of philosophy, science, music, literature, religion, social histories, and much more. "My Histories" allows you to create and share a personalized library with your own bookmarks and notes.
The OA e-books collection of The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) currently provides no charge access to over fourteen hundred e-books.
The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) is an international non-governmental institution, created in 1967 from an initiative of UNESCO, institution in which it has Associative status. Currently, it brings together 680 research centers and postgraduate programs (masters and doctorates) in various fields of Social Sciences and Humanities, located in 51 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the United States, in Africa and in Europe.
Several hundred digitized scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences. [1993 - present]
Topics include literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others. Books are available in PDF format, searchable and retrievable to the chapter level, with no restrictions on downloading or printing.
Browsing Latin American History
UC Berkeley Library arranges books by Library of Congress call numbers and the major sections for Latin American history are listed below. These are all located on Level C of MAIN (Gardner) Stacks.