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HIST 179A: Historical Study of the Healing Arts

Fall 2018

Where to Start: Book Research

Searching library catalogs is the best place to start when looking for books. The links below are for searching the UCLA library catalog, which shows books held in UCLA libraries, and Melvyl, which shows books held in libraries worldwide. For a more complete search, use Melvyl first. If you don't like searching in catalogs you can browse the shelves of the Research Library, the Science and Engineering Library, or the Biomedical library using the call numbers below. Just be aware that there are also relevant books in our off-site storage facility, SRLF.

Online Catalogs

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


University of California and beyond

Selected E-books

In general, searching for electronic books is the same process as searching for print books. Start with the catalog. However, we do have access to some e-book collections that make it easier to browse. I will add individual, open access e-books having to do with the history of science, technology, or medicine as I come across them. Please suggest titles to add!