Most of our e-books are in the UCSD Library Catalog, and you can find them by searching within the Electronic Materials subset of the Library Catalog.
Once you're in the e-book collection itself, you can browse by title or search the full-text of the entire collection.
In most collections, you can print/save desired chapters as PDF files. In other collections, you may have limited ability to save or print pages.
For more detailed information about our eBooks collections, using mobile devices, and types of packages, please see our eBooks guide.
Search the full text of books scanned by Google, drawn from major libraries. The number of pages you can actually view varies, from the entire book for out-of-copyright titles, to snippets or selected pages for books still in copyright. If you find a book you want, use the library catalogs at UCSD and beyond to locate a copy.
Use HathiTrust to browse & search over 111,190 items digitized from the former Scripps Library collection. This digitized collection in HathiTrust includes books, technical reports, & series in oceanography, earth & marine sciences, and atmospheric sciences fields, plus Scripps Institution of Oceanography publications. Use the search box below to search this collection in HathiTrust, and use your UCSD login to gain access to more full text content.