There are Subject Guides that may be helpful to consult - there is one corresponding to each academic department in the Samueli School of Engineering and the Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences and for all other academic units and subject areas such as Biology or Medicine or Environmental Sciences prepared by other librarians. Many of you may find the Business literature helpful and it is suggested that you consider using the Subject Guide for Business and seeking news topics it will be useful to visit the News & Newspaper Guide. These may provide more relevant and advanced content.
E-Books - there are an increasing number of eBooks to which you have access. The next box identifies some of the collections we have that may be relevant to support your reading and research in engineering.
FINDING BOOKS and EBOOKS: Regardless of the format in print or eBooks, you will search Library Holdings in Catalogs such as those mentioned in the previous box that notes the Online Public Access Catalogs (opacs) and by collections, and by individual titles or authors to locate specific books. Some collections are publisher specific and are noted below.
E-Books - as noted there are an increasing number of eBooks to which you have access and most can be read, downloaded and copied at the chapter level. They are all listed in ANTPAC and MELVYL and Next Gen MELVYL by individual title and by series. There are many collections of such resources and the collections can be searched collectively. * denotes that collection is restricted to UCI affiliates.
If we do not have the book you need or the UCI copy is not available, initiate a request for the book utilizing MELVYL REQUEST by clicking on the REQUEST icon in MELVYL or clicking through the UC eLink and selecting REQUEST. This is also possible for journal articles that we do not have. It is not usually possible to borrow eBooks via ILL.
Many sources are available that will help you find appropriate media relevant to both academic needs including documentaries and other resources. Also available for your recreational viewing.