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Locating and using the ebook collections at UCSD.

Ebooks @ UCSD

You can access thousands of ebooks in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts, and the humanities through the UCSD Library. Use this guide to learn more about finding and using ebooks, as well as what collections we offer. You'll also find information on downloading, using ebooks on mobile devices, and more.

Using This Guide

What you'll find in this guide:

About This Guide

Guide Owner: Teri Vogel (

Other libraries are welcome to reuse the content on this guide. You don't have to credit us on your guide; just dropping us an email is fine. Even more important, please, please let us know if you find anything on the guide that needs updating, particularly anything related to the EBL, ebrary, EBSCO platforms.

UCSD Access

On campus, access to the ebooks requires a UCSD network connection.

Off campus,

  • VPN is required for Android and iOS devices.
  • For computers, accessing through VPN or the proxy server is required.

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Recommend a Purchase

We welcome purchase recommendations (print and ebooks) from all library users with a UCSD email account.  

If you want to recommend the ebook version of a title, please indicate on the request form.