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Locating and Using Agricultural Resources: Using Library Services

This guide is to help locate agricultural resources, including databases, datasets, and historical archival material, reports, publications, and data.

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Accessing Full-Text

Full-text may be immediately available via a pdf or html page.  If not, use the UCeLinks button to reach a request page.  You can Interlibrary Loan the item using your UCMnetID. 

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.

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What is the UC-eLinks Button?

What is the UC-eLinks button?

The UC-eLinks button represents a link.  Simply put, it is a visual cue that connects a source citation to a target. 

Click this button to take you to either the 1) full-text of the source you want or 2) to a Request screen so you can easily order the source through Interlibrary Loan.

UC-eLinks button

Where will I see the UC-eLinks button?

The UC-eLinks button is located in many of our databases including Melvyl, CREDO reference, Academic Search Complete and many more.  You will also find the words UC-eLinks under the More link in Google Scholar.

Can I see the UC-eLinks button in action?

View the short videos for additional explanation.