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Using and finding ebooks at UC San Diego

You can read thousands of ebooks in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts, and the humanities through the UC San Diego Library. Use this guide to learn more about our major collections, the best ways to search for ebooks, how to access on mobile devices, and how to save, copy, and print from ebooks. 

To access ebooks from off campus, please use the AnyConnect VPN client. Download the software for your operating system (OS, Windows 10, etc), then login with your email username (without the and password. Make sure the Group setting is on 2-Step Secured - althruucsd

Outages: Planned and Unplanned

April 12, 2024: SpringerLink 2024 e-books are unavailable (except for titles marked as Open Access).  Details 

What you'll find in this guide:

Other libraries are welcome to reuse the content on this guide, no credit needed. But you're welcome to drop us an email that you are reusing it.

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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.

Questions, comments, or see something that needs to be fixed? Please contact Teri Vogel (