Welcome to the University of California, Santa Barbara Library. We are part of the prestigious University of California Library system and a member of the Association of Research Libraries. Our library serves as the intellectual and physical hub of campus.
The library maintains a research collection of over three million print volumes, including unique manuscripts, photographs, maps, audio materials, and extensive online resources. Many of our collections are world-renowned.
Located at the center of the beautiful UCSB campus, our buildings serve as a favorite place for students to study and to collaborate with their classmates. In addition, our online resources are heavily used by faculty and students who can access materials anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day.
The library provides top-quality scholarly collections, research assistance, and other essential services to support the mission of the university. It gives us great pleasure to be part of this renowned academic community.