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Clinical Essentials: Find health information: Overview

How to find 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

or

►  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 PubMed (UC San Diego version)

— Use UC Library Search if you have a citation
Clinical decision support UpToDate
Textbooks AccessMedicine

UC Library Search
Databases A-Z databases
Journals Journal 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, use the 'PDF,' 'Full Text,' or 'Download' link.

 

  Did you encounter a request for payment or a subscription?

If you did, it means we do not have the item. 

Request an interlibrary loanand we will check external libraries to find a copy for you.

 

 When you can't connect 

 

  Check your VPN is properly configured if you are off campus

  Contact the ITS Service Desk for VPN setup assistance

  Follow a step-by-step guide to resolve access problems

  Use Ask Us to reach out for Library guidance and support