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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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When searching in UC Library Search, there are a few different scopes to select from to help you find the results you want.

When typing your search into the simple search box, you can select the search scope from the list that appears as you type or you can use the dropdown menu to the right of the search bar.

In advanced search, use the radio buttons to toggle between the search scopes. 

Change your search scope at any time to view different results. 

Scope Name Scope Description
Articles, books, and more All UC resources
Course Reserves Resources reserved for UCLA courses
UCLA Library Catalog Resources at UCLA, excluding articles
UC Libraries Catalog Resources at UC libraries, excluding articles
UCLA Film & Television Archive Media from the UCLA Film & Television Archive
WorldCat Global Catalog Global catalog of resources outside UC