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Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences 13: Natural Disasters

Research Notebook

UCLA Library Research Notebook

Keep yourself organized and break down your research and writing assignments with this customizable Google doc!

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Research and Writing Assistance in the Powell Library Inquiry LabsThis EPS SCI 13 guide is meant to be a jumping off point for your research.

For tips on doing research, evaluating sources, and citing sources, check out Getting Started: Information Research Tips and Citing Sources.

Remember, your friendly librarians would be glad to provide additional research assistance!

Map Your Research Ideas

Not sure what to write about? This video tutorial will help you come up with a topic! Click here for more online tutorials to help you with writing and research.

VPN & Proxy Tutorials

The Library's online subscription resources can always be accessed from computers and wireless networks on campus. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCLA, students, faculty, and staff who have set up their computer using one of the methods below. Click on the other tabs to see how four Bruins got their computers set up and ready to go for remote access!

If you still need help, you can contact the UCLA IT Support Center at (310) 267-4357 or They provide 24/7 phone support.

VPN on Mac with Natalie

"I chose VPN for my mac because I need to be able to access the full text of articles on different browsers." - Natalie, Environmental Science

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VPN on Windows with Michael

"I chose VPN because I like the security it provides and the control it gives me as a user to manually enable or disable it when I'm browsing online." - Michael, Public Affairs

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VPN on Chromebook with Nadia

"I chose VPN because it is really simple to use!" - Nadia, Public Affairs

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Proxy on Mac with Kate

"I chose Proxy because I prefer logging in through a web browser without having to download any software on my computer." - Kate, Ethnic Studies

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