Know Your Library

Sunrise Room

The east-facing Sunrise Room encloses the original UCSB Library entrance from the 1950s and includes the historic Library building sign.

Need Help With Research?

Librarians are here to help you! Stop by the Reference Desk or try our chat reference service.

Art & Architecture

UCSB Library’s Art & Architecture Collection can now be found on the 1st Floor Mountain Side.

Need Some Peace and Quiet?

There are designated quiet study spaces throughout the library. Floors 5-8 are designated as quiet study floors.

Reserve a Group Study Space

There is a place just for you! Our group study spaces can be reserved in advance.

Off-Campus Library Access

Use the proxy server or the VPN to access the Library’s electronic resources from off campus any time, day or night.

Late Night Study

Late Night Study, available after regular building hours, is restricted to UCSB students, faculty, and staff. You will need to swipe your campus ID at the Courtyard entrance to gain access during late night hours.

Green Features of the New Library

The addition and renovation was awarded LEED Gold certification for its eco-friendly design. Read more about the green features of the new Library.