Oceanography, Earth & Marine Sciences

The UC San Diego Library is recognized as having a world-class oceanography collection.  Use the online guides, links, and resources below to discover the print and digital collections and resources in oceanography, earth and marine sciences, intended for the support of research at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the world's premier oceanographic institution, researchers at the University of California and at other oceanographic institutions and centers around the world. 

The five links below lead to online guides of resources, eBooks, and journal article databases for each subject area. 

General Resources for Oceanography, Earth & Marine Sciences

  • Quick Links to most used Databases: ASFA, BIOSIS, Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science (NEW), GeoRef, Inspec, MGA (climate), MarinLit (Natural Products) PubMed, Web of Science, Zoological Record
  • Requesting journal articles & books - Use this form to request PDFs of journal articles or book chapters, books, and Interlibrary loans of items.
  • Roger Request - Use the Request button in the Library's online catalog, Roger, to save time and have print items delivered to SIO campus.
  • Waiver form - Fill out and send in this form if it is your first time requesting Library items to be delivered to SIO for you.
  • Books and other publications in HathiTrust - Browse & search the HathiTrust Digital Library for access to over 111,730 items digitized from the former Scripps Library collection. This digitized collection in HathiTrust includes books, technical reports, and series in oceanography, earth & marine sciences, plus Scripps Institution of Oceanography publications. Use the search box below to search this collection in HathiTrust, and use your UCSD login to gain access to more full text content.