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Guide for Overseas Students

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Yvonne Mery

Library resources

As a UA overseas student, you can use many Library resources and services at no cost to you. 

First Step

Be sure to login

As a UA student, you already have an account with the Library. Make sure you log in to your account with your Net ID and password before you start using the UA Library website or any of its services.


Begin by watching this short video.

Start your research with these databases

The following resources are a great place to start your research.

  • Academic Search Ultimate
    Find peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, and books across multiple subjects.
  • Google Scholar
    Find peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, pre-prints, abstracts, and technical reports.
    Find articles, book reviews, and more from thousands of academic journals across the social sciences, humanities, arts, and sciences.
  • Scopus
    Find articles and citations in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.



1. Library Search Tutorial will help you find what you are looking for. Cite resources, email articles to yourself, find books, and more.


2. Get to know the website
This interactive tutorial will teach you how to use the UA Library website. Learn:

  • how to get help
  • how to check your account status
  • where to find e-books
  • how to find digital articles.

Get Help

We have librarians available to help you in all stages of your research, from developing a research topic to citing and searching databases.

Find Your Librarian
(Select the librarian in your college or department to contact them directly).

Need immediate help?
Chat with us 
(available when the library is open)