Search the full-text of millions of books. Use as a "discovery" tool to find books on your topic. Books in the public domain (generally, pre-1923) are available full-text. Newer books offer limited viewing--from many pages to nothing.Note: This is just for books (and some magazines). To find scholarly articles, use Google Scholar.
Physical course reserves (textbooks) are not available for Curbside Pick-up. Electronic items for a limited number of classes are available. Use this link to check Course Reserves for your class. Faculty may request limited scanning of textbooks for Course Reserves by contacting email@example.com.
A full-text archive of over 1,700 of the best scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, life sciences, etc. Full-text is available from the first issue, but usually does not include the most recent 2-5 years. Note: A very small number of journals now include current content.
OneSearch combines most of the library's resources into a single database. Rather than search databases separately, you can do just "one search." OneSearch includes articles, books, ebooks, and more. Hint: You will get a lot of results, so use the limits on the left side to focus in on what you need. (EBSCO)
The leading resource for researching world history (excluding the United States and Canada, use: America: History & Life) from 1450 to the present. Includes: military history, womens history, history of education, and much more. (EBSCO)
This resource from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) provides full-image views of historic periodicals from 1684 to 1912, covering the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Note that coverage past the 1880s is rather limited. See "more info" to search within a narrower time frame. (EBSCO)
Google Scholar finds scholarly articles, books, papers, etc. Note: This link identifies you to Google Scholar as a Cal U person. This provides you with access to items that are available through the Library. Look for the "Full-Text @ Cal U" links.