HIST 101: Working Environments and the Roots of Community, 1815 to 1945

Additional Sources

California Ballot Measures

California Ballot Measures

Finding Local Information

Regional Oral History Office

Chicano Studies Collection at the Ethnic Studies Library 

Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Library

New Bedford Whaling Museum


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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