This course guide will help you find scholarly resources for your research paper.

Selected Scholarly Books

Book Sources


Locating Scholarly Book Sources 

  • Circulating books (available for checkout)
  1. Search your topic in the library catalog (One Search box below), and limit by Material type: books or book chapters
    • Look at the publisher information
    • Scholarly books are published by university presses e.g. University of California Press 
  2. Scholarly books include bibliographical references, or are written by historians or scholars. 
    • Search for information about the author if the book does not provide it.
    • Check the back of the book for the bibliography.

Click here to learn more about library check-out policies

  • eBooks (available through the Internet)



Example Search - Use your own topic or use a broad topic like California history.


University Publishers and Author Background

Look for university publishers in the Details section.

Find more information about the author by searching online.


You can also find publisher information in the citation.

Use the "Citation" button


Access Resources 24/7


Currently registered students, faculty and staff may access databases and their library account 24/7.
See this page for more information.

Sign In to our new OneSearch interface to

  • view/renew your loans,
  • requests, favorites, search history, 
  • and access e-resources 24/7

Username: Citrus email address (before @) 
Password: Citrus email password (CcMMDDYYYY unless you have changed it)

Selected Scholarly eBooks

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