COLWRIT 4B: Native Americans and Their Cultures

Catalogs

To find books, DVDs, maps, sound recordings, manuscripts, and much more - everything except articles - use a library catalog.

OskiCat = most UC Berkeley libraries

MELVYL = all UC campus libraries, including all UC Berkeley libraries

What's the difference?  more details here

For each item make sure you know the name of the physical library, call number, and whether or not it's checked out, library use only, etc.

Searching OskiCat

Search OskiCat for everything except articles: books, DVDs, maps, sound recordings, manuscripts, etc. etc.  The official subject term used in catalogs is indians of north america but you can also search using terms such as native americans and indigenous peoples.

Examples:

indians of north america newspapers
indians of north america health
american indian movement

For each item make sure you know the name of the physical library, call number, and whether  it's checked out, library use only, etc.

SMS and QR Codes in OskiCat

You can now text yourself a call number or use a QR code reader to find the location of an item in the UCB Library. Just click on a title in your OskiCat search results, and both options will be displayed on the right.

SMS and QR image

Last Update: February 02, 2012 16:56