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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.

Literature in English

Browse library materials for the study of literature in English

Literary Research Starter Kit

Having trouble getting started with library research? Take our online tutorial.

Use this when you have a topic that you want to begin to research. When you're done, you'll have found at least 2 books and at least 2 journal articles. Info about the books and articles you found will be emailed to you automatically.

Advanced Strategies: Research with Books

By the end of this tutorial you'll be able to find books for your topic more quickly and more efficiently by using Subject Headings and other topic-related search strategies.

MLA Bibliography Video Tutorials

Zotero Basics

Zotero is citation management software that helps you keep track of all the books and articles you find, and then helps you automatically create bibliographies in MLA, Chicago, or many other citation styles.

This self-paced tutorial from UC Berkeley librarian Margaret Phillips includes videos demonstrating how to get started.