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Melvyl provides information about articles, books, journals and other materials held by UCLA, other University of California (UC) campuses, and libraries worldwide. This search is limited to University of California Libraries, but can be changed via a pulldown search limit on the results screen. Many records contain links to full-text articles from selected databases.

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UCLA Library Catalog provides information about the holdings of the UCLA Library, the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF), and specialized collections across campus. It includes journals, and periodicals by title, but it does not contain journal article titles or authors.

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ArticlesPlus searches many millions of scholarly articles, newspaper articles, e-books, government documents, and more. It combines hundreds of online databases (like JSTOR and Web of Science) into a single search box. See more about ArticlesPlus.

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The titles and abbreviations of journals subscribed to electronically by the UCLA Library and linked to article databases and Google Scholar. To find journal articles by title and author, use Citation Linker.

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Subject and course guides that compile useful databases, digital library collections, and research strategies.

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Archives & Manuscripts
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The Online Archive of California (OAC) is a Web-accessible, digital gateway to information about materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across California, including UCLA. The OAC allows patrons to view finding aids, i.e., inventories of collection content, which provide detailed information about collection content that is readily accessible and searchable.
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Open access seeks to democratize access to scholarly research by removing restrictions and paywalls... more
Hannah Sutherland
Please join us in welcoming Hannah Sutherland to the UCLA Library, serving in the role as Powell... more
This year the Science Libraries are expanding their collection -- to tabletop board games! The... more
Modern Endangered Archives Program
Introducing Modern Endangered Archives Program The UCLA Library granting program, Documenting... more
A UCLA Centennial Initiative Expands Knowledge from Westwood to the World. By Patty Park ’91... more

Highlights

As of July 10, 2019, UC’s direct access to new Elsevier articles has been discontinued.
Have a research question? Library staff are available to help at every stage of the research process. Schedule an appointment, drop-in, e-mail, or call with your questions.
The UCLA Library Special Collections location on the A level of the Charles E. Young Research Library is now open until 7 p.m. each Wednesday during the summer session.
Search the Digital Collections for images, audio, video, and text selected from the breadth of Library holdings. This image is a detail from the "Lyrical Map of the Concept of Los Angeles."