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Most of our e-books are in the UC San Diego 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.
If we don't have an e-book you need, check the Melvyl UC and beyond Catalog to get a print copy.
Key E-Book Collections at UCSD
Springer Ebooks Collection
30,000+ ebooks, many titles listed under Environment and Life Sciences. You can also purchase paperback copies of some titles for $25.
Wiley Ebooks (Wiley Online Library)
Online access to many Wiley environmental sciences ebooks. Browse titles here
. If you search on the Wiley site, look for titles with "open" locks. [2011 to present, plus selected pre-2011 titles]
Over 9,540 e-books in all fields, with over 1,100 in Environmental Sciences, and over 620 in the Life Science collection, with 103 in Marine & Aquatic Science.
Dissertations & Theses
You can find UCSD dissertations and theses in Roger, and use Dissertations and Theses to find dissertations at UCSD and other institutions. Almost all UC dissertations from 1996 to date are available online, others can be requested via Interlibrary Loan.
HathiTrust for Scripps Digital Collection
Use HathiTrust to browse & search over 111,350 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 your UCSD login to gain access to more full text content and enable full book downloads.