HIST 101: The American West since 1845

Institute of Governmental Studies Library

When you search OskiCat or Melvyl for books and reports on public policy issues, you may find that many of your search results are located in thCalifornia state seale Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) Library in Moses Hall. The IGS library is a specialized library that focuses on California's governmental history and public policy, collecting materials like reports (governmental and non-governmental), campaign literature, local newspaper clippings, and more. Many of their items that you find in OskiCat are located on the web; click the title in your search results to see the link to the online version.

The IGS Library's website is a great source for information on recent and past California ballot measures and public policy issues, but sometimes the OskiCat information about IGS materials can be confusing. Here's an example:

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Additional Sources

Center for Research Libraries Topic Guide: Water Resources http://www.crl.edu/collections/topics/water-resources

Florence Richardson Wyckoff (1905-1997), Fifty Years of Grassroots Social Activism
http://library.ucsc.edu/reg-hist/wyckoff

California Ballot Measures
http://library.uchastings.edu/research/ballots/index.php

California Ballot Measures
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/library/dynamic/guide.php?id=29

Finding Local Information
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ENVI/research_local.html

Regional Oral History Office
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ROHO/

Chicano Studies Collection at the Ethnic Studies Library 
http://eslibrary.berkeley.edu/chicano-studies-collection

Center for Research Libraries Topic Guide: Water Resources http://www.crl.edu/collections/topics/water-resources
Florence Richardson Wyckoff (1905-1997), Fifty Years of Grassroots Social Activism
http://library.ucsc.edu/reg-hist/wyckoff
California Ballot Measures
http://library.uchastings.edu/research/ballots/index.php
California Ballot Measures
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/library/dynamic/guide.php?id=29
Finding Local Information
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ENVI/research_local.html
Regional Oral History Office
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/ROHO/
Chicano Studies Collection at the Ethnic Studies Library
http://eslibrary.berkeley.edu/chicano-studies-collection

 

 

Last Update: January 26, 2014 19:42