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.
1. russian humor
2. gogol criticism and interpretation
3. russia* satir* (* = truncation or wildcard; satir* = satire, satires, satirical, satirically...)
Make sure to note the library location, call number, and availability (checked out? on hold?) for each item.