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HIEA 166: Creating Ming Histories: Books

This is a guide to library resources on the Ming dynasty, including online catalogs, research tools, and select article databases

Finding books

Go to UCSD Libraries' Home Page

  • Start with Search UCSD
    • Use keyword searching in UCSD's online catalog, Roger
    • Different Collections to search in
      • All, Audio Recordings, Books, Digital Images, Electronic Materials (E-Books), Films & Video, Journals & Serials, Maps & Atlases,  SSH Reference & Government Documents Reference
    • Limit results in specific languages,
      • for English language materials, "chinese calligraphy ming langeng"
      • for Chinese language materials, "chinese calligraphy ming langchi"


  • Proceed to Search San Diego if the book is unavailable
    • Search in Circuit to see if another local San Diego library has a copy for loan