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How to Use the Library Search Tool

Search for Articles Books and More

UC Library Search  

UC Library Search

UC Library search is the searchable discovery system for research materials in all ten UC Libraries, including books and ebooks, journals, maps, government documents, films, musical scores, manuscripts and images, plus citations and full-text articles from hundreds of additional databases.

UC Library Search Zones

What is in UC Library Search?
  • Articles, Books and More
  • Course Reserves
  • Special Collections & Archives 
  • WorldCat
Material types:
  • Books and Ebooks
  • Journals & Scholarly Articles
  • Magazines, newspapers
  • Music, DVDs, and scores
  • Maps, images
  • Government Documents
  • Open access resources 
  • and more         

Subject Databases

Another option is to search a subject-based database or research tool. See the Library's extensive A-Z List of Databases and Subject Research Guides for more options and recommended databases.