The Kresge Library serves the information needs of employees of The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Translational Science Institute, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic as well as their patients and invited visitors.
The library subscribes to about 2,000 journal titles, the majority of which are available only online. A limited number of journals are still collected in print.
The circulating book collection totals about 4,000 with an additional 1,200 in the reference section. The expanding ebook collection now includes Safari TechBooks Online, Wiley Online Books, Methods in Molecular Biology and many other book series. Materials are collected in the fields of biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, chemistry, clinical medicine, immunology, molecular biology and neuroscience.
Available databases include Agricola, Medline, IRIS grant database, Journal Citation Reports, SciFinder Scholar and Science Citation Index. Endnote and Reference Manager, ChemDraw/ChemOffice and LaserGene are among the available software.