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Finding Books

Use a library catalog to find books, e-books, journals, and other materials owned by the UCB libraries. For e-books, also see Electronic Books.

Resource Coverage Unique Features
OskiCat

OskiCat Quick Guide (PDF)
Most UCB libraries
(more information)
  • Restrict your search to a specific library, online items, or a material type.
Electronic Books Links to Google Books, Open Library, and other electronic book resources categorized by subject.
  • Search the full text of relevant materials
  • Full text may be available online

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Finding Articles

Search article databases to find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
To access the full text while on campus, use UC-eLinks.

Core Life Science/Environmental Science
Article Databases
Years Covered

Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary source for scholarly journal and popular magazine articles; indexes and abstracts articles from more than 10,900 English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese sources. Full text is available for over 5300 journals.

1865-present

BIOSIS (UCB campus only)
The most comprehensive biological sciences article database; indexes over 6000 peer-reviewed journals.
(Guide: HTML | PDF)

1926-present

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Finding Images

Electronic Images [Bioscience Library Website]
Includes:
Botanical Society of America: Image sites: Browse links to sites containing botanical images, and sites for botanical gardens, herbaria, natural history museums and native plants, among others. A project of the Botanical Society of America.
Calflora: Search by common or scientific plant name, elevation, or location, among other criteria. Results can include photographs, distribution maps and observation maps. A project of the Calfora nonprofit organization.
CalPhotos: Browse images by subject (plants, fungi, animals, people & culture, landscapes & habitats), common or scientific name, or search by common or scientific names, photo type, location, photographer or photo ID. A project of the Biodiversity Sciences Technology group (BSCIT), part of the Berkeley Natural History Museums at UC Berkeley.
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Selected Web Sites

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