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California Studies

This is a guide developed to help students working on California research topics

About This Guide

Welcome to your California Studies Research Guide. This guide is intended to introduce students to useful research resources that may prove helpful when studying California.

For specific additional help with researching Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley visit:

Finding Articles from Journals (Secondary Sources)

Finding Primary Source Content from Historical Newspapers, Documents, Correspondence, Etc.

Find Books

Using OneSearch type in your keywords and click Go.
Click on the 'Books' filer under 'Resource Type' on the left-hand side of the search results. You will find books on your subject (like the examples pictured and listed below), both in print and electronic formats.


Recent California Studies collection additions

Find E-Books

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