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Conducting Literature Research at UCLA

This research guide will point you toward online research resources and strategies available to you as scholars doing literary research at UCLA. You will also find help locating analog resources (e.g. print, microfilm, audiovisual) in our library catalogs.

Visit this guide regularly to check for upcoming library workshops and events, as well as newly acquired resources to help you in your research process.

If your area of research is comparative or focused on non-English literatures, consider also contacting the appropriate area studies guide or subject specialist.

Online Catalogs

To find books in the UCLA Library and beyond, use the following catalogs:

Major Online Sources

These online sources are good places to start your literature-related research. For quick reference, hold your mouse over a link for a brief description of the resource.

For more suggested sources, go to the tabs at the top of the page.

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Research Assistance

Jennifer Osorio
Contact:
Charles E. Young Research Library

A1540

Box 951575

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

(310) 825-5526

General Reference

Research assistance in the social sciences and humanities is available at the Charles E. Young Research Library. See Reference and Research Help for complete reference service options.

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