Getting to Articles Online
Many databases are citation databases - they have the citation information and an abstract, but do not offer the article in full-text.
The Library has a special tool to help you get from the database to the article, often with just one click. If the article isn't available full-text within the database itself (if available, you will see the PDF icon), click on the Get it at UC button to check for your full text options (see the image below).
From nearly all UCSD databases (and even in Google Scholar), you should see the Get it at UC button.
Get it at UC makes it easy to:
Help! I cannot Login
As we work out the kinks in the new UC Library Search, we have found that a few people have trouble logging in using SSO. This login is not required to access full text - you need the VPN for that. The login is for requesting articles or books that we do not have in our collection. Here are some steps to get around that problem.