UC San Diego Library Collections

By providing access to more than 7 million digital and print volumes, journals, microforms and multimedia materials, the UC San Diego Library directly supports the research and instructional needs of the university and serves as a portal to culture and discovery.

Special Collections

The Library Special Collections house a wide range of rare books, manuscripts, periodicals, maps, photographs, artworks, films, sound recordings, archives, and digital files. This includes the Dr. Seuss collection and the UC San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives.

Digital Collections

More than 50,000 images, documents, video and audio recordings, and research data sets have been digitized and made available to support scholarship, teaching and learning. Content has been drawn from primary source materials from across the Library's collections, as well as data generated by campus researchers.

Notable Collections

Over the years, the Library has built notable collections to support UC San Diego's unique areas of research emphasis, including Melanesian and Pacific Island Studies and Oceanography.

Current Periodicals

Learn more about how to access current periodicals, newspapers & microforms, or get microform assistance.

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