Using ebraryUsing EBLUsing EBSCOTroubleshooting
Health & Life SciencesPhysical Sciences & EngineeringSocial Sciences & HumantiesVisual & Performing Arts
This is the "Home" page of the "Ebooks at UCSD" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Ebooks at UCSD   Tags: digital collections, e-books, ebl, ebooks, ebrary, electronic books  

Locating and using ebooks at UCSD
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Home Print Page

Using This Guide

What you'll find in this guide:

+  How to find ebooks using the UCSD Library catalog, Roger

+  What ebooks work with various mobile devices

+  How to download ebooks to mobile devices

+   FAQ's for using ebrary, EBL and EBSCO ebooks
   -  More information about ebrary, EBL, and EBSCO ebooks

+  Overview of major ebook collections available at UCSD
   -  Major collections by discipline or subject area


Ask A Librarian

Get help when you need it. Check out the options.


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.


About This Guide

This guide focuses on the key collections of ebooks available through the Library (that are replacing the print volumes we use to purchase).

Here, you'll find key collections of ebooks by discipline, as well as multidisciplinary collections.

If you can't find what you're looking for, consult with a librarian or our online subject guides for additional ebooks. To report broken links, incorrect information, etc., please contact


Ebooks @ UCSD

  • Through the UCSD Library, you can access thousands of ebooks in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts, and the humanities.
  • Use this webguide 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. 

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.
  • VPN
    Use VPN to set up off-campus access for your iOS or Android device. You can also download the VPN AnyConnect client to your computer.
  • Proxy Server
    Make a change to your web browser settings, then login with your network username and password to access the ebooks on your computer from off-campus.
  • Wifi (UCSD-Protected)
    Access on campus with your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Loading  Loading...