Library Highlights

The Egg Chairs Have Arrived

Two egg chairs were unveiled in the Library's 1st Floor, Ocean Side, thanks to a gift from Health & Wellness. UCSB students are encouraged to use the egg chairs to take study breaks. 

Coming Soon: Website Redesign

On December 21, we will launch our first redesign of the Library web site in more than five years. The redesigned website will be modern, mobile friendly, and simpler to navigate. 

Alexandria 2.0

The Alexandria Digital Research Library (ADRL) now includes over 20,000 unique images, text, streamed music and video, and numeric data from UCSB Library's collections. 


Exhibition: Isla Vista, Building a Community, 1970-2016

This exhibition in Special Research Collections explores the political, cultural & social struggles of Isla Vista to become an independent, cohesive community.

Giving Thanks

We asked students in the Library to reflect on what they're thankful for this holiday season. Click here to see what they had to say.

Exhibition: Helmets of the First World War: Battle, Technology, and Culture

An exhibition curated by History Professor John W. I. Lee features steel protective helmets from WWI.