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UC Library Search

This guide will introduce you to the features of UC Library Search and help you find items more effectively!

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to My Library Account

Sign in to "My Library Account" to borrow from all UC campus libraries, renew items, create saved lists, export citations, and more. To make sure that you're seeing all results available at UCLA, particularly for article results, make sure to login to your account. 

How to Login to My Library Account

There are a few options for accessing the my account menu.

1. In the top-right corner of the homepage or your search results, you'll see the option "My Library Account."

My Library Account in the upper-right corner of UC Library Search.


2. Select the ellipsis (...) in the top navigation bar and choose "My Library Account."

My Library Account in the ellipsis menu.


3. After running a search, look for "My Library Account" at the top of the results.

My Library Account at the top of the search results screen.


4. If you're viewing a specific item record, under the "How to get it" header, you'll be prompted to "please sign in to check if there are any request options" followed by a "My Library Account" link.

My Library Account under the How to get it header on an item result screen.

Once you click on the link, you'll be prompted to login using either your UCLA Logon ID or your Library card number. Select the appropriate option and proceed to sign in.

The pop-up screen in UC Library Search to login to your account. It reads "Login using: UCLA Users UCLA Logon or Community Users Library card number."

My Library Account Features

Once you've logged into your library account, you can view your loans, requests, fines + fees, and blocks + messages.

A screenshot of the My Library Card overview menu.

To view additional information, use the specific headers to navigate to more detailed screens. For example, if I wanted more information about my checked out items, I would select the header for "loans." Use the "renew all" button on the overview or loans pages to renew all items, or select specific items to renew from the loans page. On the loans page, you can also use the "sort by" feature to see your checked out items by newest due date, oldest due date, or title.