Subject & Course Guides LibGuides identify selected resources for your area of research or for specific classes. They highlight high quality resources, hand-selected for your needs, like databases, e-books, style guides, citation management systems, etc. http://lib.ucsd.edu/libguides
Already know what you are looking for? Launch databases from the library website for full features. http://lib.ucsd.edu/databases-a-z
Use UC-eLinks to find the full text of an article online, locate a print copy, or initiate an interlibrary loan request when the item is not available in the Library.
Print Resources are located in the Geisel Library Building, the Biomedical Library Building, and Library Annex storage facilities. Use the online catalog Roger to find specific locations: http://roger.ucsd.edu
Circulating books - Tower, Floors 1, 4-8
Circulating books in the visual arts - West Wing, 1st Floor
Circulating books and scores in music - East Wing, 1st Floor
Bound print journals (most subjects, disciplines and topics) - East Wing, 1st Floor
Bound print journals (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) - Tower, Floor 4
Current issues of print journals, newpapers, government documents, microforms, CD-roms, new books and most reference materials - West Wing, 2nd Floor
New Books - West Wing, 2nd Floor
Popular Science Collection - West Wing, 2nd Floor
Special collections, manuscripts and archives - West Wing, 2nd Floor
DVD’s, video and sound recordings Media Desk - West Wing, 1st Floor
Biomedical Sciences are primarily located on the second floor of the Biomedical Library Building
Use these guides to print out, or save, important information and links, and for the name & contact information of your subject specialist librarian.
Housing a wide range of primary resources, our collections include rare books, manuscripts, periodicals, maps, photographs, artworks, films, sound recordings, archives, and digital files curated to support UC San Diego research interests. http://lib.ucsd.edu/sca
Find a range of documents, images, audio, video, and data sets collected, managed and preserved by the Library. http://library.ucsd.edu/dc
BrowZine is a current awareness service (accessible via laptop, desktop, and mobile devices) that lets you browse, read, and monitor your favorite scholarly journals.
UC San Diego students, faculty, and staff may request materials that are not available at the Library. http://lib.ucsd.edu/ill
Many books and journals are kept in the Annex, an off-site storage facility. If you find an item located in the Annex while you’re searching Roger, simply hit the Request button to have it delivered to campus. If you’re not in Roger, request a book, journal volume, scanned copy of an article or book chapter by completing this form:
Access online course reserve materials, find call number and location for other formats, or place materials on reserve: http://reserves.ucsd.edu
Tutorials and FAQs: http://lib.ucsd.edu/faculty-course-reserves
RDCP services focus on data management best practices, data management plans, sharing & discovery, digital preservation, training, consultations, and grant-writing support. http://lib.ucsd.edu/rdcp
Assists with identifying, locating and acquiring data in all formats. Offers support with software packages such as R, Python, Stata, SAS & SPSS and can help you clean and prepare your data for analysis. Provides instructional support for researchers and instructors teaching courses with a data analysis component.
Lab computers run a number of statistical and GIS software applications: SAS and Google Earth PRO, Korean and Japanese language packages, and economic and financial datasets. A staff member is available to assist with software use, large format scanning, and other issues. http://lib.ucsd.edu/data-gis-lab
Learn about the UC Open Access Policies, UC discounts for publishing in open access journals, and upcoming events and initiatives focused on scholarly publishing.