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. Our collections are world-renowned.
Located at the center of the beautiful UCSB campus, our buildings serve as a favorite place for study and collaboration. 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.