Articles, books, journals, and other materials held by UCSF, other UC campuses, and libraries worldwide.


As of June 2011, the UC Libraries have moved to a new version of Melvyl, the online catalog of materials held by the ten UC campuses. The new Melvyl contains records beyond the UC libraries.

Search collections from all UC campuses and libraries worldwide.

  • Search articles, books, and journals simultaneously
  • Link directly to online content
  • Request materials from other libraries
  • Write reviews and add tags for materials in the database
  • Create lists and share resources on Facebook, Delicious, etc.
  • Display citations in multiple styles, e.g. APA, Chicago
  • Export citations to EndNote and RefWorks
  • Get instant help using "Chat with a librarian," or contact the UCSF Library with "Ask a librarian"

Also includes:

  • Links to books digitized by Google and HathiTrust
  • Archival collection information from the Online Archives of California
  • Records in the UC eScholarship Repository