Finding information for clinical care and research
|Get articles, books and more|
Step 1: Connect to the UC San Diego network
If you are ON campus:
► Connect to the UCSD-PROTECTED wireless network on your device
► Log in to a UC San Diego campus computer
If you are OFF campus:
► Set up your UCSD VPN connection first
Note: Only current UC San Diego faculty, staff, and students can use online library resources from off-campus.
Step 2: Search for the publication
|Publication type||Search here:|
|Articles in the health sciences||PubMed @ UC San Diego
Use UC Library Search if you're looking for a specific citation
|Clinical decision support||UpToDate|
UC Library Search
|Books||UC Library Search|
Find additional information sources through the Online Clinical Library →
Step 3: Get the full-text publication
► Click the button to locate the full text
If you don’t see this button, look for a 'PDF,' 'Full Text,' or 'Download' link.
► Did you encounter a request for payment or subscription?
If you did, it means we don't have the item.
Request an interlibrary loan, and we'll check external libraries to find a copy for you.
When you can't connect
► Check that your VPN is properly configured if you're off campus
► Contact the ITS Service Desk for VPN setup assistance
► Follow this step-by-step guide for resolving access problems
► Reach out for Library support with Ask Us