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Today's Hours

  • Biomedical Library Bldg.8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Geisel Library Building7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Geisel Study CommonsClosed

Please Excuse Our Noise on Geisel 1st Floor West

Construction of the Teaching + Learning Commons in Geisel 1 West is expected to cause considerable noise Friday, July 29 - Saturday, September 3. Library users may wish to study in other areas of the Library during this time. We appreciate your cooperation.

"Behind the News of the Moment" with NPR’s Ari Shapiro

Join us for an evening of fabulous food, entertainment, and stimulating conversation, featuring Ari Shapiro, award-winning journalist and co-host of NPR’s All Things Considered. Reserve your seat today!


Look, A Book! Exhibition

A collection of fine press books, limited edition books, fine bindings, and one-of-a-kind artists’ books will be on display in Geisel Library Sept. 6 – Oct. 16. The exhibit is sponsored by the California Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers. Join us for the opening reception on Sept. 10 from 3-5pm!


More Editions of the Journal of Visualized Experiments!

Increase productivity and reproducibility of scientific research via JoVE. The Library recently licensed 6 additional journals--including Behavior, Chemistry, Engineering, and Environment--plus 2 years’ access to the Science Education Chemistry video collection.


R. P. Middlebrook's Historical Images

Explore images of locomotives, trains, and sections of track from the San Diego & Arizona Railway companies, photographed by locomotive engineer, R. P. Middlebrook. The SD&A short line railroad was established in 1906 to connect San Diego to a transcontinental rail link to the east.


We Need Your Input

The Library is redesigning its website and needs your help. Give us your feedback online about how website content should be organized to meet your needs. Help us out and you could win a $20 Triton card!


"Boids and Beasties" Currently on Display

Original drawings, political cartoons, and advertising art from beloved author Theodor Seuss Geisel, selected from UC San Diego’s Dr. Seuss Collection. On display in Geisel Library from July 20 through August 30, 2016.


More Titles at Your Fingertips: Taylor & Francis eBooks

Access thousands of full books online, with titles spanning the social sciences, humanities, education, health and social care, engineering and technology, urban planning, environmental management, law, and other topics.


Hail To The Chief! Presidential Papers: An Election Year Exhibition

Materials from the Library’s Special Collections & Archives written by, to, or about many of the 44 U.S. presidents—such as a facsimile of Abraham Lincoln’s handwritten autobiography—are on display in Geisel Library through August 31, 2016.