Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Finding Books

books on the shelfTo find a specific book or books on a particular topic, start with a library catalog. The catalog will tell you which books we own, and will give you the location and call number you need to find the book on the shelf. Our library uses two different catalogs:

UCSB Library Catalog:  

Melvyl:

About Call Numbers

Self-Guided Tutorial

Need help?  Ask a Librarian!