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This guide is designed to help you start your research in ecology and environmental science areas. Please use the tabs above to discover and link to great resources that the UC San Diego Library is providing for your research.
You may want to start by looking at the basic information found under Encyclopedias & Handbooks above. Use the Books and E-Books tabs for access to online catalogs and resources for finding books on your topics, and use the Journal Article Databases, above tab, to find articles on your topics. Use EndNote, the free online/web version, to organize your references and format bibliographies for your papers.
Working remotely? Set VPN to 2-Step Secured - allthruucsd. Details.
Off-Campus Access & Wireless
Most of the resources listed on this guide have been licensed by the UC San Diego Library. Off-campus access, as well as on-campus WiFi access, is restricted to UC San Diego students, faculty and staff. Follow the links below to enable access remotely, off-campus, using VPN, or on campus using wireless.
VPN (Use AnyConnect Client-based "Cisco")
Download and install the VPN client software on your computer to get off-campus access for everything that the Library has licensed for you, such as eBooks, journal article databases, and the full text of articles. When connecting, select the "2-Step Secured - althruucsd" setting.
Using the EasyConnect option (WebVPN) does not work for most of the library resources.
UCSD Protected Wireless
Use the UCSD-PROTECTED wi-fi network to access UCSD-licensed resources on your laptop, tablet or phone, anywhere on campus. (UCSD students, faculty, staff only)
Subjects: Biological Sciences
, Climate & Atmospheric Sciences
, Climate, Earth, Marine, & Oceanography (SIO)
, Geology & Geosciences
, Marine Sciences
, Oceanography, Biological
, Oceanography, Physical