Studying for Exams? Extended Hours are Here!

Don't forget that the Library has extended hours through the end of the winter quarter on Friday, March 24. During 'Late Night Study,' UCSB students, faculty, and staff have access to the entire building until 2am.

On Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19, the Library's Services Desk will open at 8am to give you early access to Course Reserves materials and laptops.

Good luck on your finals!

Software Upgrade Required for UCSB Campus VPN Users

Researchers who use the UCSB campus VPN (virtual private network) to access Library subscription resources from off-campus should be aware that Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) has upgraded the service.  The new VPN supports a wider variety of operating systems, including mobile clients for iOS, Android, and ChromeOS.  To use the new VPN, users must download and install new client software. 

Library Website Redesign

The UCSB Library website ( just got a major facelift--our first redesign of the site in more than five years. The redesigned website is mobile friendly and takes advantage of increased database-driven functionality to minimize duplicate content. A simplified navigational structure and reduced number of pages makes it easier for users to quickly find what they’re looking for.

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