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About Explore

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What is Explore?

Explore is UCL Library Services' single search tool for finding journals, books, full-text articles, archive material and much more. Whether you're looking for items on your reading list or information for a project or research, you'll find it in Explore and you get instant access to any full-text we subscribe to.

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Explore contains the whole of the UCL library catalogue, but also much more besides.

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What to do if Explore becomes unavailable

If you find that Explore is unavailable, there are alternative information sources you can use, and other ways of accessing your library account