Public Computer Locations

UCSB students, staff, and faculty who are engaged in academic work have priority for using computers.  Others may be asked to vacate when computer areas are busy.   Unless specified as "open access" computers listed below require authentication using a UCSBnet ID/password or a guest login account.

UCSB Library Computing Areas

Computer areas are in the following locations:

LocationArea DescriptionNumber of ComputersOther
1st Floor
Mountain Side
Near the Reference Desk 33
7 open access
3 print release stations
1 self check-out machine
1 photocopier
1st Floor
Mountain Side
Current Serials Area 0 2 MediaScape monitor systems
1 self check-out machine
1st Floor
Mountain Side
Learning Commons 24

3 high-end Windows machines

2 print release stations
1 self check-out machine
1 photocopier

1st Floor
Mountain Side
Near the Reference Collection 0 1 KIC Click book scanner
1st Floor
Ocean Side
Near Instruction & Training Room 1575 27

2 flatbed scanners
2 print release stations
1 photocopier

2nd Floor
Mountain Side
Sciences & Engineering 10  
2nd Floor
Mountain Side
Learning Commons 5 1 print release station
1 photocopier
2nd Floor
Mountain Side
Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory see note at right → This area is a special lab for those using data sets, GIS, and statistical software.  It is not for general computing use.
2nd Floor
Ocean Side
Microforms 0  5 ScanPro microform stations
2nd Floor
Ocean Side
Curriculum Resources 3 1 print release station
2nd Floor
Ocean Side
Ethnic & Gender Studies 9  
4th Floor
Ocean Side
Large room at south end 9 1 print release station
5th Floor
Ocean Side
Lobby area 2 1 print release station
6th Floor
Ocean Side
Lobby area 2  
7th Floor
Ocean Side
Lobby area 2  
8th Floor
Ocean Side
Lobby area 2  

We also have laptops available for checkout.  See our laptop checkout page for more information.

Music Library Computing Areas

LocationArea DescriptionNumber of ComputersOther
2nd Floor
Music Library
Music Library 9
1 open access
1 print release station
1 flatbed scanner
1 photocopier

We also have laptops available for checkout.  See our laptop checkout page for more information.