The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.
Visit library.ucmerced.edu/use/technology/vpn to download the VPN.
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Need VPN help? Contact OIT by calling or using the Report a Problem option.
When looking at articles in a database, full-text may be immediately available via a PDF or HTML page. If not, use the UC-eLinks button.
Here's an example of an article you would need to use UC-eLinks to get the full text:
If UC-eLinks doesn't give you any options to read the full-text online, you can Interlibrary Loan (ILL) the item. Your Library account number is your UCMnetID. Here's an example of an article you would need to ILL:
Learn how to find databases and how to narrow down by database subject area, full-text availability, etc. (1:14)