As an interdisciplinary subject, materials on energy may be found in a variety of subject libraries on campus. Our digital collections span all subject areas and are available 24/7, wherever you are. Print materials are searchable in the OskiCat catalog and will be located in the relevant subject specialty libraries.
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Use the OskiCat catalog to find library items at UC Berkeley.
Use the Melvyl catalog to look in all UC campuses.
You can refine your search to e-books and other online resources by using the Available Online limiter when you are in the OskiCat catalog.
Start with these multidisciplinary databases for articles, technical reports, and conference papers.
Subject-specific databases for further searching.
The following databases cover all areas of business and industry and include articles from journals, magazines, newspapers, and trade publications. When you see an article you're interested in, the orange UC-eLinks button will link you to the full text of the article if Berkeley has a subscription.
Access World News
UCB Access Only. Provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700 international sources. Offers strong regional coverage, indexing California newspapers such as Contra Costa Times (1995-current), Sacramento Bee (1984-current), San Francisco Chronicle (1985-current), and San Jose Mercury News (1985-current).
Business & Industry Database
UCB Access Only. Covers almost 1000 major U.S. and international trade journals, general business publications, and national & regional newspapers and newsletters.
Provided by E&E Publishing, complements other sites such as E&E Daily and GreenWire. Focuses on news coverage of the business and political issues related to the unconventional energy industry in the United States. Key issues include environmental concerns and the effects on water resources; pipelines, LNG (liquified natural gas) terminals; regulatory and legislative issues; global energy supply and geopolitical implications; and emerging fossil energy sources.
UCB Access Only. Provides general and business news and information from more than 9,000 sources in 22 languages, including influential local, national and international newspapers, leading business magazines, trade publications, and news wires. Includes The Wall Street Journal (1979-present) and the Financial Times.
Papers from U.S. government science organizations, including the Department of Energy and the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
You can also search agencies directly. Many include industry statistics, standards, and policies.
Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)
Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)
1861 - present UCB access only
UC Berkeley Dissertations: To locate dissertations from a specific UC Berkeley department, search OskiCat for the keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>.
berkeley dissertations environmental science policy and management
berkeley dissertations mechanical engineering
Citation management tools help you manage your research, collect and cite sources, and create bibliographies in a variety of citation styles. Each one has its strengths and weaknesses, but any are easier than doing it by hand!
It's always good to double check the formatting -- sometimes the software doesn't get it quite right.
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