UC Library Search: Accessing Full Text

This guide gives tips on how to use the UC Library Search system.

How to retrieve full text of an article from UC Library Search

Learn the basics for getting the full text for that article you found using UC Library search. Watch the short video below. If you have any questions or run into trouble, ask for help at library.ucsb.edu/ask

 

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Title: Retrieving the full text of an article from UC Library Search: Teaching & Learning Series

Body: Starting on the UCSB Library homepage, search by keyword or by title in UC Library Search. In the result list, click on the desired article title. Once you are in the detailed view of the article, find the “Access Online” links and choose one. If one doesn’t work, try the next one. After you click an “Access Online” link you will be prompted to log in with your UCSB NetID and Password. Any “Access Online” link directs you to the full text of one article. Oh no! Having trouble? Ask for help. Need help with your research? Visit us online: library.ucsb.edu/ask

UC Library Search Account

Logging into your account in UC Library Search does not provide full text access.  Logging into your account in UC Library Search allows you to:

  • See what books you have checked out
  • Renew books
  • Check the status of a recall request
  • Save records to your account
  • Save searches and set up alerts

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