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Library Help

Links to get to your course reserves, find books and articles, start your research, or learn more about how the Library can help you.

Find Course Reserves

For electronic course reserves, you will need your active directory username and password.

Connect from Off-Campus

Access library resources outside the UCSD-Protected network or ResNet when you connect from off-campus.

Research Tools

  • Subject/Course Guides Use this link for guides to subjects related to your course. These guides contain resources, advice, and tips for finding what you need for your assignments.
  • UC San Diego Library Catalog Look to see if UC San Diego has specific books, journals, films or videos, images, maps and atlases, audio materials, music scores, plays, datasets, etc.
  • Get Started "Where students start their research." Learn the ins-and-outs of getting the information you need.
  • Get Support Now - Ask a Librarian Get help right now, and 24/7. Check out the options.
  • Subject Specialists Find someone who can give you in-depth assistance on your project or paper

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