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Global and International Studies: Books

An introduction to library research sources in Global and International Studies

UC Library Search

With UC Library Search you can find and borrow materials from UC Libraries quickly and easily. Find more information about UC Library Search.

Finding Books

UC Library Search Guide 

Use Basic Search to

Use Advanced Search to

  to look up books/materials by: 

  • keyword
  • title
  • author 
  • subject

(This works best if you already have a citation and want to see if the Libraries own it.)

  to look up material by:

  • Location (Reference? Main Library? Arts Library?)
  • Format (Book vs CD vs DVD, etc)
  • Multiple Keywords or Subjects    (search for women OR girls AND "human rights" AND "south america")
  • and much, much more!


Do You Have a Citation? Citation Linker

  • Do you have a citation to an article, a book chapter or other resource?
  • Citation Linker will help you locate the item from your citation. Select the appropriate form, fill in as much information as you can, and then click continue.
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InterLibrary Loan

Request an item directly from UC Library Search or a database (FASTEST service):

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Questions? Contact ILL

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