Get Started with Research: Welcome

Where students start their research.

Welcome to the UC San Diego Library

Library logoNew to The Library?  Use this guide to get to know us and to get started on your research. Spend a little time exploring the tabs at the top and be sure to check out the tutorial videos and links sprinkled throughout this guide to become better acquainted with us, our services, and our resources. 

How do I do Research

Not sure where to begin on your research assignment?  Check out the University of California Libraries Research Tutorial an interactive tool to introduce you to important library research topics.

UC Libraries Research Tutorial

Ask a Librarian

Off-campus Access

Get directions on how to use the Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access e-journals, databases and electronic reserve materials.  These materials are restraicted so that only current UC San Diego faculty, staff and students can view them form off-campus.

Need help?  Contact the ACMS Help Desk.

Call:  (858) 534-2267                              

Email: acms-help@ucsd.edu