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Cluster 73: Mind Over Matter: History, Science, and Philosophy of Brain

Trivia Question

Q: How many books does the UCLA Library own?

A: 12 million! Learn more about the collection here. 

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UCLA Library Catalogs

Use our catalog to find books and other library resources. 


Quick tips:

  • Do a Keyword search using terms or phrases (put the phrases in "quotation marks")
  • If you have the title of a book you want, do a Title search
  • If you find a useful book, click on the Subject(s) to get a list of subject headings that will lead to other books on the same topic
  • Use * to truncate a word, e.g., american* will retrieve american and americans

Some class-related subject terms to try: Neurosciences; Consciousness; Mind and Body; Neurosciences-History; Neurosciences-Philosophy; Neurosciences--Research; Neurosciences--Moral and ethical aspects.

Book or Research Article Unavailable?

Is a book you need or research article you are looking for not available through the UCLA Library? Have no fear! You can still request these through our FREE Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service. Keep in mind that it might take 3-5 business days to receive your item. Click on the link below to find out how to use ILL.

Useful Electronic Resources

How Do I Find a Library Book on the Shelf?

Once you've found a book you want, write down the call number and make a note of which library it is in. For example, this item has two copies in two different library locations.