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Fall 2022


  • CANDY, SPOOKY SEASON, AND CREEPY CREATURES!  Celebrate Halloween in the Library by reading about deep sea exploration, animals that live in the dark, otherworldly sea creatures, and other spooky things… and grab a piece of candy while you're here! BOO!
  • GeoRef has moved to the Engineering Village platform. Select GeoRef from the databases tab and try out the new interface and search capabilities here (using MLML VPN if offsite).
  • New! CSU ScholarWorks: Moss Landing (beta): The Library has migrated to a collaborative institutional repository that highlights work by almost all the CSU campuses. ScholarWorks currently contains all MLML Master's theses. More collections (such as research data) to come soon! (The MLML Digital Commons is currently unavailable; we apologize for the inconvenience.

Library Space Use

  • The library is open! Masks are strongly recommended but not required.
  • MBARI affiliates: please contact librarian Katie Lage to request access as they main lab doors are still locked.
  • Journals and other electronic materials can be accessed remotely following these instructions.



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Top Databases

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CSU ScholarWorks: Moss Landing (beta)

Access research and scholarship created by the Moss Landing Marine Labs community.

Course Reserves

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