National Geographic Virtual Library



The National Geographic Virtual Library includes the Magazine Archive from 1888 to the present and a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. The user interface allows viewer-friendly browsing of individual National Geographic magazine issues and single page and image printing is possible. Due to copyright considerations, downloading is not an option. The 600 videos and audio files may be downloaded.


Climate and Atmospheric Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, History of Science, Marine Affairs and Policy, Oceanography, Biological, Science Education

Access Restrictions


Access Information

"UCSD Only" resources are funded & licensed by UC San Diego Library & the University of California.

Off-campus access restricted to current UC San Diego faculty, staff & students.