This page contains information about locating sources.
Where to Start:
2. Expand your search using subject-specific databases - enables deep searching. Subject-specific databases allow you to search within a specific field or expert source.
Any database with a blue lock icon requires VPN when working off campus.
If we don't own a particular resource, the Library can borrow it for you from other libraries for free. And they will have it sent to the UC San Diego Library location of your choice. Choose a request option under the Get It heading.
Note: The Journal of Experimental Psychology has a general journal as well as many offshoots that focus on particular sub-disciplines. Please be conscious of this when searching for the journal or articles within.
The full text of an article is provided in multiple formats. Look for:
The Get it at UC link will provide you with options for accessing the full text of the article. If there are no online links available, you need to request the item through Interlibrary Loan if a print version is unavailable at UC San Diego. The Library will deliver the full text of an article to you free of charge. When requesting, you will need your Library ID number.
Your library card/account number begins with "21822" and can be found on the back of your UCSD ID card or within the UCSD app. Enter the 14-digit number without spaces.
Set up Google Scholar for full-text access
When you search for articles, you will now see a secondary column with additional links on the right. Where you see Get it at UC, you may click that link and it will take you to the article through the library databases.
(Note: You MUST be logged into the VPN (see home page of this guide), when you choose an article)