Finding and Citing Sources

Learn practical strategies to search for books, articles, and more.

Turn Questions into Keywords

Improve the effectiveness of your searches by generating a variety of keywords.

Find the Right Research Guides

Find the guide that's right for you! UCLA Library staff have put together hundreds of guides for hundreds of subjects, courses, and special topics.

Search Experimentally

Rather than trying to construct one perfect search, plan on trying several experimental searches.

Get Started with Zotero

Learn how to use Zotero, a free and easy citation tool.

Expanding Perspectives in Your Search

Move past your initial search to expand your perspectives and refine your research question.

Finding Scholarly Articles

How to search for and access scholarly articles