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Ebooks on Sustainability: Earth Sciences and Environment

May 16th, 2017

All ebooks can be accessed and downloaded from within the JPL network. Our licenses with the publishers prevent further re-distribution, so if you would like to recommend your colleagues to read any of the ebooks, please ask them to download a copy themselves.

Ebooks on Sustainability: Engineering and Technical Aspects

May 16th, 2017

JPL Library has an extensive collection of electronic books. Here is a short list of books related to the engineering and technical aspects of sustainability.  All ebooks can be accessed and downloaded from within the JPL network. Our licenses with the publishers prevent further re-distribution, so if you would like to recommend your colleagues to read any of the ebooks, please ask them to download a copy themselves.

Library staff are available to compile similar list of books or articles. For questions and comments, please contact the JPL Library Reference Desk at library@jpl.nasa.gov, ext 4-4200, or leave a comment here.

So You Want to Be An Engineer/Scientist/Entrepreneur?

May 15th, 2017

In addition to all the scientific and technical journals and resources, the JPL Library also has books related to planning and managing careers as engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs. All the electronic books can be accessed from within the JPL network, then moved to mobile devices for later reading. Our license with publishers prohibits redistribution of the chapters or books; if you would like to recommend others about certain book, please ask them to download the chapters/books by themselves.

Electronic books related to engineering and scientific careers:

There are additional print books on the subject. Search the Library’s BEACON catalog [https://beacon.worldcat.org] or contact the Library Reference Desk at library@jpl.nasa.gov, ext. 4-4200.

Updated BEACON Catalog

May 2nd, 2017

The JPL Library, Archives, and Records Section (LARS) announces an update to the BEACON Catalog, https://beacon.on.worldcat.org. The update, titled WorldCat Discovery, modernizes the catalog with a refreshed user interface and improved search workflow.
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