Database check: Do you have a favorite "go to" database for locating articles or research?
The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.
Click UC Merced VPN Installation Instructions (all devices) for instructions.
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Problems with installing or connecting?
When looking at articles in a database, full-text may be immediately available via a PDF or HTML page. If not, use the UCeLinks 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 using your UCMnetID. Select the Request from the Library option in the UC-eLinks menu.
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Have an article you want to read that isn't available in full-text through the library databases?
Learn how to request the full-text of articles through UC-eLinks.