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English R1B: Memoir: Scholarly Research Sources

Amanda Su

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Evaluating Your Sources


Library 101 Video

Library links from the video:
  • Group Study Rooms - Reserve a group study room at
  • OskiCat - Fnd books (and ebooks) in the UC Berkeley library catalog
  • Research Help - Make an appointment with a librarian, use the 24/7 research chat, or stop by a reference desk for help

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Find Articles and Books

Databases for All Topics
Databases by Subject Area

What's included?

Venn diagram of EDS, OskiCat and Databases

Cite Your Sources

  • MLA Style (online guide)
  • Google Scholar

    Google Scholar is an easy way to do interdisciplinary research, and with some settings changes can become even more useful.  

    • Connect Google Scholar to the UC Berkeley library to get full text from off campus:
    1. Open Scholar.
    2. Click the menu icon three lines
    3. Click on the gear icongear, settings
    4. Choose Library Links 
    5. In the search box, type the word Berkeley
    6. Choose University of California, Berkeley - UC-eLinks, and Open Worldcat Search.
    • Want to know an article’s impact?
    1. Do a Google Scholar search
    2. Look on the "Cited by" link under a citation
    3. The higher the number, the more times other scholars have used it as a source