Library Tips for New Students

  1. Where are the Science and Engineering Libraries?

  2. Who is my Subject Librarian?

  3. What are the major article databases in my field?

  4. How do I find electronic journals?

  5. What is the catalog to find our books and journals?
    » UCB: OskiCat
    » UC and more: Melvyl

  6. What books do I have checked out and how can I renew them?
    » Use MyOskiCat
    » See this Help: Renewals guide.

  7. How do I put a hold (recall request) on a book that is checked out?

  8. How can I keep up with new articles published in my field?

  9. How do I access these resources from off-campus computers?

  10. How do I borrow materials that are not owned at Berkeley?

  11. How do I keep track of my citations?

Doing Research: A Brief Bibliography

Alley, Michael. The craft of scientific writing. 3rd ed. New York: Springer, c1996.
UCB Engineering Library, T11 .A37 1996

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams. The craft of research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c1995.
UCB Business and Economics Library, Q180.55.M4 B66 1995
UCB Environmental Design Library, Q180.55.M4 B66 1995
UCB Law Library, K85 .B66 1995
UCB Main Library, Q180.55.M4 B66 1995
UCB Moffitt Library, Q180.55.M4 B66 1995
UCB Public Health Library, Q180.55.M4 B66 1995

Valiela, Ivan. Doing science: design, analysis, and communication of scientific research. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
UCB Bioscience Library, Q180.A1 V35 2001

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